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  • n  small fatty fish usually canned
  • n  small fishes found in great schools along coasts of Europe; smaller and rounder than herring

  • To Englishmen, the sardine is a pilchard (Sardina pilchardus), poor cousin of the English Herrings.
  • The challenge was to rejuvenate a London institution so that today's crowd would be lured in for traditional British dishes like stargazy pie, featuring pilchard heads poking out .
  • Production of processed pilchard at Walvis Bay canneries has slumped from 1.
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  • 2nd murder in Wicomico
    A male victim died in a second homicide in Wicomico County, said Lt. James Pilchard, Maryland State Police Salisbury barrack commander.
    July 9, 2013 - The Daily Times
  • WICOMICO: Murder confirmed outside Salisbury city limits
    A shooting at Patrick and Keene Avenues is investigated today. / Todd Dudek staff photo SALISBURY — Maryland State Police Salisbury barrack commander Lt. James Pilchard has confirmed a homicide at Patrick and Keene Avenues outside the Salisbury city limits.
    July 9, 2013 - Eastern Shore News

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