Definition of Sillock

1. n. The pollock, or coalfish.



Definition of Sillock

1. Noun. (Scotland) The pollock or coalfish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sillock

1. a young coalfish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sillock

1. The pollock, or coalfish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Sillock Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sillock

sillcock
sillcocks
siller
sillers
sillibub
sillibubs
sillier
sillies
silliest
sillily
sillimanite
sillimanites
silliness
sillinesses
sillion
sillock (current term)
sillocks
sills
silly
silly-how
silly geese
silly goose
silly gooses
silly mid off
silly mid on
silly money
silly pill
silly pills
silly point
silly season

Literary usage of Sillock

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1. A Hand-book of the English Language: For the Use of Students of the by Robert Gordon Latham (1860)
"... haddock, sillock (fry of the coal fish), with many others. In English (a) current—bullock, hillock, buttock; (b) archaic—paddock (toad); ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"These views of Lunn are controverted by sillock, Paget, and Butlin who lean to the ... sillock. Illust. Med. News, London, 1889, ii, 182-186. Tr. Path. ..."

3. Stray Notes on Fishing and Natural History by Cornwall Simeon (1860)
"... &c., whilst in others, and more generally, the reverse is the case. As compared with Salmon the three growths of Cuddy, sillock or ..."

4. Stray Notes on Fishing and Natural History by Cornwall Simeon (1860)
"... &c., whilst in others, and more generally, the reverse is the case. As compared with Salmon the three growths of Cuddy, sillock or ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1868)
"If grouse were scarce, there were always wildfowl of some kind ; and all that swam in the sea furnished him with sport, from a seal to a sillock. ..."

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