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  7  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Kingfish  \King"fish`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  An  American  marine  food  fish  of  the  genus  {Menticirrus}, 
  especially  {M.  saxatilis},  or  {M.  nebulosos},  of  the 
  Atlantic  coast;  --  called  also  {whiting},  {surf  whiting}, 
  and  {barb}. 
  b  The  opah. 
  c  The  common  cero;  also  the  spotted  cero.  See  {Cero}. 
  d  The  queenfish. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  White  \White\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Whited};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Whiting}.]  [AS.  hw[=i]tan.] 
  To  make  white;  to  whiten;  to  whitewash;  to  bleach. 
  Whited  sepulchers,  which  indeed  appear  beautiful 
  outward,  but  are  within  full  of  .  .  .  uncleanness. 
  --Matt.  xxiii. 
  So  as  no  fuller  on  earth  can  white  them  --Mark.  ix  3. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Whiting  \Whit"ing\,  n.  [From  {White}.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  common  European  food  fish  ({Melangus  vulgaris})  of 
  the  Codfish  family;  --  called  also  {fittin}. 
  b  A  North  American  fish  ({Merlucius  vulgaris})  allied  to 
  the  preceding;  --  called  also  {silver  hake}. 
  c  Any  one  of  several  species  of  North  American  marine 
  sci[ae]noid  food  fishes  belonging  to  genus 
  {Menticirrhus},  especially  {M.  Americanus},  found  from 
  Maryland  to  Brazil,  and  {M.  littoralis},  common  from 
  Virginia  to  Texas;  --  called  also  {silver  whiting}, 
  and  {surf  whiting}. 
  Note:  Various  other  fishes  are  locally  called  whiting,  as  the 
  (a),  the  sailor's  choice 
  (b),  the  Pacific  tomcod,  and  certain  species  of  lake 
  2.  Chalk  prepared  in  an  impalpable  powder  by  pulverizing  and 
  repeated  washing,  used  as  a  pigment,  as  an  ingredient  in 
  putty,  for  cleaning  silver,  etc 
  {Whiting  pollack}.  (Zo["o]l.)  Same  as  {Pollack}. 
  {Whiting  pout}  (Zo["o]l.),  the  bib,  2. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Barb  \Barb\,  n.  [F.  barbe,  fr  L.  barba  beard.  See  {Beard},  n.] 
  1.  Beard,  or  that  which  resembles  it  or  grows  in  the  place 
  of  it 
  The  barbel,  so  called  by  reason  of  his  barbs,  or 
  wattles  in  his  mouth.  --Walton. 
  2.  A  muffler,  worn  by  nuns  and  mourners.  [Obs.] 
  3.  pl  Paps,  or  little  projections,  of  the  mucous  membrane, 
  which  mark  the  opening  of  the  submaxillary  glands  under 
  the  tongue  in  horses  and  cattle.  The  name  is  mostly 
  applied  when  the  barbs  are  inflamed  and  swollen.  [Written 
  also  {barbel}  and  {barble}.] 
  4.  The  point  that  stands  backward  in  an  arrow,  fishhook, 
  etc.,  to  prevent  it  from  being  easily  extracted.  Hence: 
  Anything  which  stands  out  with  a  sharp  point  obliquely  or 
  crosswise  to  something  else.  ``Having  two  barbs  or 
  points.''  --Ascham. 
  5.  A  bit  for  a  horse.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
  6.  (Zo["o]l.)  One  of  the  side  branches  of  a  feather,  which 
  collectively  constitute  the  vane.  See  {Feather}. 
  7.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  southern  name  for  the  kingfishes  of  the 
  eastern  and  southeastern  coasts  of  the  United  States;  -- 
  also  improperly  called  {whiting}. 
  8.  (Bot.)  A  hair  or  bristle  ending  in  a  double  hook. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Harvest  \Har"vest\,  n.  [OE.  harvest,  hervest,  AS  h[ae]rfest 
  autumn;  akin  to  LG  harfst  D.  herfst  OHG.  herbist,  G. 
  herbst,  and  prob.  to  L.  carpere  to  pluck,  Gr  ?  fruit.  Cf 
  1.  The  gathering  of  a  crop  of  any  kind  the  ingathering  of 
  the  crops;  also  the  season  of  gathering  grain  and  fruits, 
  late  summer  or  early  autumn. 
  Seedtime  and  harvest  .  .  .  shall  not  cease.  --Gen 
  viii.  22. 
  At  harvest,  when  corn  is  ripe.  --Tyndale. 
  2.  That  which  is  reaped  or  ready  to  be  reaped  or  gath??ed;  a 
  crop,  as  of  grain  (wheat,  maize,  etc.),  or  fruit. 
  Put  ye  in  the  sickle,  for  the  harvest  is  ripe. 
  --Joel  iii. 
  To  glean  the  broken  ears  after  the  man  That  the  main 
  harvest  reaps.  --Shak. 
  3.  The  product  or  result  of  any  exertion  or  labor;  gain; 
  The  pope's  principal  harvest  was  in  the  jubilee. 
  The  harvest  of  a  quiet  eye.  --Wordsworth. 
  {Harvest  fish}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  marine  fish  of  the  Southern 
  United  States  ({Stromateus  alepidotus});  --  called 
  {whiting}  in  Virginia.  Also  applied  to  the  dollar  fish. 
  {Harvest  fly}  (Zo["o]l.),  an  hemipterous  insect  of  the  genus 
  {Cicada},  often  called  {locust}.  See  {Cicada}. 
  {Harvest  lord},  the  head  reaper  at  a  harvest.  [Obs.] 
  {Harvest  mite}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  minute  European  mite  ({Leptus 
  autumnalis}),  of  a  bright  crimson  color,  which  is 
  troublesome  by  penetrating  the  skin  of  man  and  domestic 
  animals;  --  called  also  {harvest  louse},  and  {harvest 
  {Harvest  moon},  the  moon  near  the  full  at  the  time  of  harvest 
  in  England,  or  about  the  autumnal  equinox,  when  by  reason 
  of  the  small  angle  that  is  made  by  the  moon's  orbit  with 
  the  horizon,  it  rises  nearly  at  the  same  hour  for  several 
  {Harvest  mouse}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  very  small  European  field  mouse 
  ({Mus  minutus}).  It  builds  a  globular  nest  on  the  stems  of 
  wheat  and  other  plants. 
  {Harvest  queen},  an  image  pepresenting  Ceres,  formerly 
  carried  about  on  the  last  day  of  harvest.  --Milton. 
  {Harvest  spider}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Daddy  longlegs}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  flesh  of  a  cod-like  fish  of  European  Atlantic  waters 
  2:  flesh  of  any  of  a  number  of  slender  food  fishes  especially 
  of  Atlantic  coasts  of  North  America 
  3:  a  small  fish  of  the  genus  Sillago;  excellent  food  fish 
  4:  any  of  several  food  fishes  of  North  American  coastal  waters 
  5:  found  off  Atlantic  coast  of  North  America  [syn:  {silver  hake}, 
  {Merluccius  bilinearis}] 
  6:  a  food  fish  of  European  Atlantic  waters  resembling  the  cod; 
  sometimes  placed  in  genus  Gadus  [syn:  {Merlangus  merlangus}, 
  {Gadus  merlangus}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Whiting,  IA  (city,  FIPS  85215) 
  Location:  42.12638  N,  96.15074  W 
  Population  (1990):  683  (272  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  51063 
  Whiting,  IN  (city,  FIPS  84122) 
  Location:  41.67817  N,  87.48670  W 
  Population  (1990):  5155  (2318  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.6  sq  km  (land),  3.9  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  46394 
  Whiting,  KS  (city,  FIPS  78100) 
  Location:  39.58865  N,  95.61141  W 
  Population  (1990):  213  (106  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  66552 
  Whiting,  NJ 
  Zip  code(s):  08759 
  Whiting,  WI  (village,  FIPS  86975) 
  Location:  44.48902  N,  89.56191  W 
  Population  (1990):  1838  (653  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.6  sq  km  (land),  0.7  sq  km  (water) 

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