Scalloped
Scallop Scal"lop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scalloped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scalloping}.] 1. To mark or cut the edge or border of into segments of circles, like the edge or surface of a scallop shell. See {Scallop}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

2. (Cookery) To bake in scallop shells or dishes; to prepare with crumbs of bread or cracker, and bake. See {Scalloped oysters}, below. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scalloped — Scal loped, a. 1. Furnished with a scallop; made or done with or in a scallop. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the edge or border cut or marked with segments of circles. See {Scallop}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] 3. (Cookery) Baked in a scallop; cooked with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scalloped — scal|loped [ˈskɔləpt, ˈskæ US ˈska: ] adj 1.) if the edge of something is scalloped, it is made into a row of small curves 2.) scalloped potatoes, corn etc have been baked in a cream or cheese sauce …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scalloped — scal|loped [ skaləpt, skæləpt ] adjective 1. ) decorated with a row of curves along the edge: a white cotton top with scalloped edges 2. ) baked in a cream sauce: scalloped potatoes …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • scalloped — [[t]skɒ̱ləpt, skæ̱l [/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Scalloped objects are decorated with a series of small curves along the edges. The quilt has pretty, scalloped edges and intricate quilting …   English dictionary

  • scalloped — UK [ˈskɒləpt] / UK [ˈskæləpt] / US / US [ˈskɑləpt] adjective 1) decorated with a row of curves along the edge a white cotton top with scalloped edges 2) baked in a cream sauce scalloped potatoes …   English dictionary

  • scalloped — adjective a) having an edge or border marked with semicircles b) baked in layers of thin slices in a sauce, usually with cheese, as a casserole, e.g. scalloped potatoes …   Wiktionary

  • scalloped — adj. Scalloped is used with these nouns: ↑edge …   Collocations dictionary

  • scalloped — adj. [OF. escalope, shell] Indented, cut at the edges into rounded hollows or segments of circles; crenate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • scalloped — Synonyms and related words: baked, battlemented, boiled, braised, broiled, browned, chopped, coddled, cooked, crenate, crenated, crenellated, crenulate, curried, dentate, dentated, deviled, embrasured, erose, fired, fricasseed, fried, gashed,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • scalloped — adj. cooked in a sauce; decorated with a curved or fluted edge …   English contemporary dictionary

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