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cap·lin

 (kăp′lĭn)
n.
Variant of capelin.

caplin

(ˈkæplɪn)
n
(Animals) a variant of capelin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caplin - very small northern fishcaplin - very small northern fish; forage for sea birds and marine mammals and other fishes
smelt - small trout-like silvery marine or freshwater food fishes of cold northern waters
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"Jest in time fer the caplin," cried the Mary Chilton.
Then the caplin moved off and five minutes later there was no sound except the splash of the sinkers overside, the flapping of the cod, and the whack of the muckles as the men stunned them.
The caplin schooled once more at twilight, when the mad clamour was repeated; and at dusk they rowed back to dress down by the light of kerosene-lamps on the edge of the pen.
Debbie Caplin, previously a UKIP official, calls herself a "lifelong resident" of the Leasowe and Moreton East council ward, where, as last year, she will stand in next month's Local Elections.
Andrew Caplin is the Silver Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Center for Experimental Social Science at New York University.
Brian Caplin, Ph.D., stumbled into scientific research while on his way to medical school and a career as an ophthalmologist.
As part of the THEME Colloquium, William Caplin, the James McGill Professor of Music Theory at the Schulich School of Music, will talk about the fate of classical cadence with the rise of the early Romantic composers: Franz Schubert, Frdric Chopin and Robert Schumann.
Devoted mother of Ann (Caplin) Koenig and her husband the late Harvey Koenig of Windsor, CT and Sandi Beren Mahoney and her husband Tom "Moe" of Framingham.
Caplin & Drysdale said it has named Beth Shapiro Kaufman president of the firm.
Mortimer Caplin was bom July 11, 1916 in New York City.
A Government spokesman said Tony Caplin - a former Conservative Party chief operating officer - had resigned as chairman of the Public Works Loans Board (PWLB) which is responsible for PS60bn of loans in infrastructure projects.