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alose


alose


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alose  \A*lose"\,  v.  t.  [OE.  aloser.] 
  To  praise.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alose  \A"lose\,  n.  [F.,  fr  L.  alosa  or  alausa.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  European  shad  ({Clupea  alosa});  --  called  also  {allice 
  shad}  or  {allis  shad}.  The  name  is  sometimes  applied  to  the 
  American  shad  ({Clupea  sapidissima}).  See  {Shad}.