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Definitions of Haberdine

  1. A cod salted and dried.
  2. A kind of cod- fish cured; poor- john.
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Usage examples for Haberdine

  1. Of others termed a Stockfish, or an Haberdine In the North part of this Kingdome it is called a Keling, In the Southerne parts a Cod, and in the Westerne parts a Welwell. – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  2. " For four fish days to each mess per day:- " Two pieces of Codd or Haberdine making 3 pieces of a fish, i. – The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete by Azel Ames
  3. The spotted Cod whereof Haberdine is made. – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  4. Equally ludicrous, also, is the story told of a certain man, who, greatly terrified in a storm, vowed he would eat no haberdine but, just as the danger was over, he qualified his promise with " Not without mustard, O Lord." – Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thiselton Dyer
  5. I will give you a few words from me, which I will write on a dried haberdine for paper I have none; this you can take with you to the Finland woman, and she will be able to give you more information than I can." – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen