Digby chicken

noun Canadian (chiefly the Maritime Provinces) .
a smoked herring.

1915–20; after Digby, a port in Nova Scotia

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Digby chicken or Digby chick (ˈdɪɡbɪ)
informal (Canadian) dried herring
[after Digby, a town in Nova Scotia, Canada]
Digby chick or Digby chick
[after Digby, a town in Nova Scotia, Canada]

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