Definition of Eulachan
1. eulachon [n -S] - See also: eulachon
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Literary usage of Eulachan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... in the neighbourhood of Vancouver Island; it is extremely fat, and is used as a torch when dried, and also as food. It is called locally the eulachan or ..."
2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1868)
"By long custom made and provided for, certain northern tribes have a. vested right of fishing the eulachan on the banks of the Naas, and certain otter ..."
3. History of Washington, Idaho and Montana by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Frances Fuller Victor (1890)
"The eulachan, or candle-fish, so called because when dried it burns like a candle, is another marketable fish of the coast from Cape Blanco to Sitka. ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"It is nearly allied to the capelin, which it resembles also in its habits. The Indian name is variously spelled eulachon, eulachan, ..."
5. History of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Frances Fuller Victor, Alfred Bates (1890)
"The eulachan, or candle-fish, so called because when dried it burns like a candle, is another marketable fish of the const from Cape Blanco to Sitka. ..."
6. North-western Washington, It's [!] Soil, Climate, Productions and General (1877)
"... (eulachan) or candlefish is found along the coast from Cape Blanco to Sitka. It appears in immense shoals and is caught with the scoop net or rake, ..."
7. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... in the neighborhood of Vancouver Island ; it is extremely fat, and is used as a torch when dried, and also as food. It is called locally the eulachan or ..."