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Definition of Gwyniad
1. a whitefish [n -S]
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Literary usage of Gwyniad
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1890)
"gwyniad is a Welsh name, while at Ullswater the fish is called Schelly. It occurs in that lake in great shoals, so that many hundreds are sometimes taken at ..."
2. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"prising Monmouthshire and Glamorganshire. G. = champaign land. Gwynedd. [Welsh.] Old name of the counties of Carnarvon, Denbigh, and Flint. gwyniad. ..."
3. Fish-culture: A Practical Guide to the Modern System of Breeding and Rearing by Francis Francis (1863)
"The gwyniad is said to be insipid and of poor flavour, if not eaten immediately after it is caught, and it already exists in several lakes; so that it is a ..."
4. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature (1883)
"gwyniad Net, from Lake Vettern. Vendace Nets, from Lake Vettern. ... gwyniad Net, from the Province of Bleking. Koach Net, from the Province of Bleking. ..."
5. The English Lake District Fisheries by John Watson (1899)
"It is difficult to say whether the gwyniad more resembles the herring or the ... The Welsh name gwyniad has reference to the silvery whiteness of the fish. ..."
6. The Practical Fisherman: Dealing with the Natural History, the Legendary by John Harrington Keene (1881)
"According to Mr. Buckland (who, however, says, " I do not know much about it "), the gwyniad is found in the isle of Bute, and by other writers it is stated ..."