Scotch egg
noun Date: 1809 a hard-boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, covered with bread crumbs, and fried

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  • Scotch egg — Scotch eggs N COUNT A Scotch egg is a hard boiled egg that is covered with sausage meat and breadcrumbs, then fried. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • Scotch egg — n BrE a cooked egg that is covered with meat and ↑breadcrumbs, then ↑fried …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Scotch egg — Scotch′ egg′ n. coo a hard boiled egg encased in sausage meat, breaded, and deep fried • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Scotch egg — ► NOUN ▪ a hard boiled egg enclosed in sausage meat, rolled in breadcrumbs, and fried …   English terms dictionary

  • Scotch egg — n. a British dish consisting of a hard boiled egg encased in sausage meat, breaded, and fried …   English World dictionary

  • Scotch egg — noun hard cooked egg encased in sausage meat then breaded and deep fried • Hypernyms: ↑dish * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized S : a hard boiled egg wrapped in sausage meat, covered with bread crumbs, and fried * * * British Cookery. a hard… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scotch egg — A Scotch egg consists of a cold hard boiled egg removed from its eggshell, wrapped in a sausage meat mixture, coated in breadcrumbs, and deep fried. The dish was invented by the London food shop Fortnum Mason, in 1851. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Scotch egg — Un scotch egg de la grande distribution Le scotch egg (œuf écossais) est un plat britannique composé d un œuf dur au cœur d une boule de garniture de chair à saucisse, panée et frite. On le mange chaud ou froid notamment au cours d un pique nique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Scotch egg — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Scotch egg : singular Scotch egg plural Scotch eggs British a boiled egg covered with small pieces of bread and meat and cooked in oil …   English dictionary

  • Scotch egg — /skɒtʃ ˈɛg/ (say skoch eg) noun a hard boiled egg enclosed in sausage meat, coated with egg and breadcrumbs and deep fried …   Australian English dictionary

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