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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Silversides \Sil"ver*sides`\, n. (Zool.) Any one of several species of small fishes of the family Atherinidae, having a silvery stripe along each side of the body. The common species of the American coast (Menidia notata) is very abundant. Called also silverside, sand smelt, friar, tailor, and tinker. [1913 Webster] Brook silversides (Zool.), a small fresh-water North American fish (Labadesthes sicculus) related to the marine silversides. [1913 Webster]