ELVERS. A sort of grigs, or small eels, which at a certain time of the year swim on the top of the water, about Bristol and Gloucester, and are skimmed up in small nets. By a peculiar manner of dressing they are baked in little cakes, fried, and served up to table.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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