What does the word mackerel mean?

Usage examples for mackerel

  1. The mackerel season has been so bad. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  2. Tad Simpson's youngest child had diphtheria, but was sittin' up now and the fish weirs had caught consider'ble mackerel that summer. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. From U. S. Department of Agriculture Bulletin No. 28, tabulate the percentage composition of the following fish: Fresh and salt cod, fresh and smoked herring, fresh and salt mackerel, fresh and canned salmon, fresh perch, and fresh white fish. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer