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bloat·er 1

A large mackerel or herring, lightly smoked and salted.

[From obsolete dialectal bloat, a soft, moist cured fish, probably from bloat.]

bloat·er 2

A small whitefish (Coregonus hoyi) of the Great Lakes and the lakes of eastern Canada.
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1. (Cookery) a herring, or sometimes a mackerel, that has been salted in brine, smoked, and cured
2. slang Brit a fat or greedy person
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(ˈbloʊ tər)

1. a herring or mackerel cured by being salted and briefly smoked and dried.
2. a freshwater cisco, Coregonus hoyi, found in the Great Lakes.
[1825–35; bloat (adj.) (see bloat) + -er1]
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Noun1.bloater - large fatty herring lightly salted and briefly smokedbloater - large fatty herring lightly salted and briefly smoked
herring - valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled
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[ˈbləʊtəʳ] Narenque m ahumado
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[ˈbləʊtəʳ] n (herring) → aringa affumicata; (mackerel) → sgombro affumicato
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References in classic literature ?
But Peggotty said, with greater emphasis than usual, that we must take things as we found them, and that, for her part, she was proud to call herself a Yarmouth Bloater.
When we got into the street (which was strange enough to me) and smelt the fish, and pitch, and oakum, and tar, and saw the sailors walking about, and the carts jingling up and down over the stones, I felt that I had done so busy a place an injustice; and said as much to Peggotty, who heard my expressions of delight with great complacency, and told me it was well known (I suppose to those who had the good fortune to be born Bloaters) that Yarmouth was, upon the whole, the finest place in the universe.
Being roused in the morning at the appointed time, and roused with difficulty, after his late fatigues, Quilp instructed Tom Scott to make a fire in the yard of sundry pieces of old timber, and to prepare some coffee for breakfast; for the better furnishing of which repast he entrusted him with certain small moneys, to be expended in the purchase of hot rolls, butter, sugar, Yarmouth bloaters, and other articles of housekeeping; so that in a few minutes a savoury meal was smoking on the board.
It will be great to go back to those places with the full, electric set!" But before Barras brings his mix of blues and rock to the region it's the turn of larger-than-life labelmate Big Boy Bloater to take centre stage.
An excess concentration of C[O.sub.2] can cause hollow cavities in the flesh of the cucumber that constitute physical defects called bloaters. Both air and nitrogen purging have been suggested for use and implemented in commercial fermentation to remove C[O.sub.2] from the brine to minimize bloater damage.
Oily fish doesn't have to mean tinned salmon or bloater paste if that's what put you off in the first place; who could fail to love a crab bap, or a big bowl of spaghetti with sardines, chilli and lemon ?
A bloater is which fish salted, smoked and partially dried?
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just came out of emergency heart surgery and now I'm Hutchison was initially exposed online as a "bloater" - a person a fractured, broken where the pieces back on it again."
| WHO wrote the novel Bill, the Galactic Hero in which spaceships stretch using Bloater Drive?
The prospect of looking like a bloater on Saturday night TV, when I weighed 94kg, was an incentive to slim!