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bloater 1

Line breaks: bloa¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈbləʊtə/

noun

A herring cured by salting and light smoking.
Example sentences
  • Many a person has gone away smiling after eating one of these red herring, bloaters or kippers.
  • The smokehouse smokes anything that stands still for long enough; pheasant, ham hocks, bloaters, garlic, eel, sausages.
  • Yarmouth bloaters soon acquired a national reputation and the town remained in the top ten until the later 18th cent.

Words that rhyme with bloater

boater, Botha, Dakota, doter, emoter, floater, gloater, iota, Kota, Minnesota, motor, promoter, quota, rota, rotor, scoter, voter

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bloater 2 Syllabification: bloat·er
Pronunciation: /ˈblōdər/

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noun

Another term for cisco.

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