1A kippered fish, especially a herring.
- Smoked fish is now eaten all year round - but juicy kippers, smoked Finnan haddock or delicious Arbroath smokies are still especially tempting round about now.
- Oily fish such as herring, kippers, mackerel, pilchards, salmon, sardines and trout, contain oils that can lessen the risk of thrombosis.
- Decent dietary sources of vitamin D to include in the diet include kippers, mackerel, sardines and salmon.
2A male salmon in the spawning season.
- Just as the kipper salmon are bred upriver but must swim to the sea before they can truly be called salmon, so the sins breed in the ear, the eye, and other parts of the body, but only become mortal sins when they reach the heart.
- The spent or kipper salmon was long and lean, showing an immense head, spotted all over with black and brown spots.
verb[with object] (usually as adjective kippered) Back to top
Cure (a herring or other fish) by splitting it open and salting and drying it in the open air or in smoke.
- Whether it's smoked, pickled or kippered, herring packs more creatine than any other creature on the planet.
- They held a huge celebration on the beach, where 15 men were waiting to butcher the animal, its meat later kippered and stewed.
- Peel has always been the Island's main fishing port with associated processing and kippering industries.
from Dharuk gibara, from giba 'a stone' (because of its use in the ceremonial extraction of teeth).