Etymology: Late Old English (11th Century - Mid 12th Century)
- A fine white chalk used in paints, putty, whitewash etc
- In full whiting tree. (see variant whitten)
- A fish, Merlangus merlangus, similar to cod, found in the North Atlantic
- Any of several marine fish found in North American coastal waters, including Merluccius bilinearis (the silver hake)
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