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What does pilchard mean in British slang?

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Pilchard in British English 1. a European food fish, Sardina (or Clupea) pilchardus, with a rounded body covered with large scales: family Clupeidae ( herrings) 2. a related fish, Sardinops neopilchardus, of S Australian waters. Collins English Dictionary.

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