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Definition of Sardines

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any small edible fish from the herring family
cram, pack together tightly
Sardines Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. small fatty fish usually canned
(synonym) pilchard
(hypernym) saltwater fish
2. any of various small edible herring or related food fishes frequently canned
(hypernym) clupeid fish, clupeid
(hyponym) sild
3. a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony
(synonym) sard, sardius
(hypernym) chalcedony, calcedony
4. small fishes found in great schools along coasts of Europe; smaller and rounder than herring
(synonym) pilchard, Sardina pilchardus
(hypernym) clupeid fish, clupeid
(hyponym) Pacific sardine, Sardinops caerulea
(member-holonym) Sardina, genus Sardina, genus Sardinia
Sardines Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To eat sardines in a dream, foretells that distressing events will come unexpectedly upon you.

For a young woman to dream of putting them on the table, denotes that she will be worried with the attentions of a person who is distasteful to her.
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Sardines Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Sardines, or pilchards, are common names used to refer to various small, oily fish within the herring family of Clupeidae. The term sardine was first used in English during the early 15th century and may come from the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, around which sardines were once abundant.

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