Scalloped oysters
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 crumbs. [1913 Webster]

{Scalloped oysters} (Cookery), opened oysters baked in a deep dish with alternate layers of bread or cracker crumbs, seasoned with pepper, nutmeg, and butter. This was at first done in scallop shells. [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 — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Escaloped oysters — Escaloped Es*cal oped, a. 1. Cut or marked in the form of an escalop; scalloped. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Covered with a pattern resembling a series of escalop shells, each of which issues from between two others. Its appearance is that of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scal|lop — «SKOL uhp, SKAL », noun, verb. –n. 1. a) a shellfish somewhat like a clam. In some kinds the large muscle that opens and closes the shell is good to eat. b) this muscle, used as food. c) one of the two rounded, fanlike, ribbed parts of the shell …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scalloping — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Entr'ee — En tr[ e]e , n. [F. See {Entry}.] 1. A coming in, or entrance; hence, freedom of access; permission or right to enter; as, to have the entr[ e]e of a house. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) In French usage, a dish served at the beginning of dinner to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scallop — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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  • Escaloped — Es*cal oped, a. 1. Cut or marked in the form of an escalop; scalloped. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Covered with a pattern resembling a series of escalop shells, each of which issues from between two others. Its appearance is that of a surface… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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