Alose

Alose

A*lose"\, v. t. [OE. aloser.] To praise. [Obs.]
Webster's Revised

Alose

A"lose\, n. [F., fr. L. alosa or alausa.] (Zo["o]l.) The European shad (Clupea alosa); -- called also allice shad or allis shad. The name is sometimes applied to the American shad (Clupea sapidissima). See Shad.
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