Definition of Sprod

1. n. A salmon in its second year.



Definition of Sprod

1. Noun. (UK dialect obsolete) A salmon in its second year. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sprod

1. a young salmon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sprod

1. A salmon in its second year. Origin: Cf. Gael. & Ir. Bradan a salmon. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprod

spritsails
spritz
spritzed
spritzer
spritzers
spritzes
spritzig
spritzigs
spritzing
spritzings
sproc
sprocket
sprocket wheel
sprockets
sprocs
sprod (current term)
sprods
sproglet
sproglets
sprogs
sproing
sproinged
sproinging
sproings
sproingy
sprong
spront
spronts
sprote

Literary usage of Sprod

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1. The Use of the Blowpipe in Chemical Analysis, and in the Examination of Minerals by Jöns Jakob Berzelius, John George Children (1822)
"Klaproth, there are ten per cent. of antimony in the sprod ... silver and sulphuret of arsenic, I obtained a compound having all the properties of the sprod ..."

2. Modeling Water Resources Management at the Basin Level: Methodology and by Ximing Cai, Claudia Ringler, Mark W. Rosegrant (2006)
"... highest quantity of applied water for the analysis; and sprod = (1 - [minimum ... sprod values were derived from Dinar and Letey (1996), ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"sprod, v. to ... sprod, sb. salmon-trout. SPROTE, v. to brag, to amplify, to exaggerate, to display. ..."

4. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1834)
"... a mort or a sprod (whitling?) seen. Thirdly, We have the sprod, which is, I believe,, synonymous with the whitling, whiting, or berling of Scotland. ..."

5. Recollections of Fly Fishing for Salmon, Trout, and Grayling: With Notes on by Edward Hamilton, M. D., Edward M. D. Hamilton (1885)
"In Lancashire a grilse is a sprod ; a salmon of the second year a mort ;l ... 1 According to others a sprod is a sea trout; a mort is the same fish on its ..."

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