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 Herring.Herring-pond (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Herring-bone (in building).
 
Courses of stone laid angularly, thus: . Also applied to strutting placed between thin joists to increase their strength.   1
   Also a peculiar stitch in needlework, chiefly used in working flannel.   2
 


 Herring.Herring-pond (The). 

 
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