alewife alewife  /ˈeɪl ˌwaɪf/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flesh of shad-like fish abundant along the Atlantic coast or in coastal streams
  2. (n) shad-like food fish that runs rivers to spawn; often salted or smoked; sometimes placed in genus Pomolobus

Usage(s):

  • It contains recipes for shark steak, skate chowder, the plentiful but oily menhaden, the humble but edible alewife, the delicious ocean pout, of which Massachusetts fisheries .

News

  1. Stop & Shop to Open New Somerville, Mass. Store on Friday, June 21

    The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced today it will open the doors to its second Somerville, Mass. store located at 105 Alewife Brook Parkway at 7 a.m. on Friday, Jun.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. LETTER: Preserve the Silver Maple Forest

    On Friday, June 14, I attended the Silver Maple Forest Day of Action, a peaceful gathering organized by Green Cambridge, TROMP, and Friends of Alewife Reservation to protest cutting down the Silver Maple Forest in the Belmont Uplands adjoining the Alewife Reservation.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Cambridge Chronicle & Cambridge Tab

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Quotes

  1. "My dream is for there someday to be ALEWIFE! The Musical. The Story of Buzz and Ruby," photographer John Harrison wrote by email. "That thought occurred to me when I was in Manhattan a couple of weeks ago ...... If a Lion can have a Broadway...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: John Harrison Source: Boston Globe

  2. "Today, we received news that our reintroduction of alewife herring to the Bronx River, after they had been gone for hundreds of years, was a success," said Rep. Jose Serrano (D-South Bronx).
    on Apr 16, 2009 By: Jose Serrano Source: New York Daily News

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