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Digby chicken

noun, Canadian (chiefly the Maritime Provinces) .
1.
a smoked herring.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; after Digby, a port in Nova Scotia
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Digby chicken

/ˈdɪɡbɪ/
noun
1.
(Canadian, informal) dried herring
Word Origin
after Digby, a town in Nova Scotia, Canada
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