Mackerel Sky

(A). A sky spotted like a mackerel. (Mackerel from the Latin,macula, a spot whence the French maquereau. German mackrele, Welsh macrell, etc.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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