Scotch woodcock
noun Date: 1879 buttered toast spread with anchovy paste and scrambled egg

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  • Scotch woodcock — is a savory dish consisting of creamy, softly scrambled eggs served over toast that has been spread with anchovy paste or Gentleman s Relish. It is similar to Welsh rarebit, which combines toast and cheese. It was served in the refreshment rooms… …   Wikipedia

  • Scotch woodcock — n. eggs cooked and served on toast or crackers spread with anchovies or anchovy paste …   English World dictionary

  • Scotch woodcock — Dos tostas de revuelto de huevo decoradas con anchoas en salazón. Scotch woodcock (en castellano también como Tostada Cawdor[1] ) es una tosta típica de la cocina escocesa que consiste en huevo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Scotch woodcock — noun creamy scrambled eggs on toast spread with anchovy paste • Hypernyms: ↑dish * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized S : toast spread with anchovy paste and topped with soft scrambled egg * * * toast spread with anchovy paste and topped with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scotch woodcock — Scotch′ wood′cock n. coo toast spread with anchovy paste and topped with scrambled eggs • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Scotch woodcock — toast spread with anchovy paste and topped with loosely scrambled eggs. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • Scotch woodcock — /skɒtʃ ˈwʊdkɒk/ (say skoch woodkok) noun scrambled eggs and anchovies on toast …   Australian English dictionary

  • Scotch — blackface (sheep); Scotch broth (barley, mutton, and vegetable soup); Scotch mist (drizzle, fog, and mist); Scotch whisky (distilled from barley); Scotch woodcock (toast garnished with anchovy paste and scrambled eggs) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Eurasian Woodcock — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • Scotchwoodcock — Scotch woodcock n. A savory dish consisting of scrambled eggs on toast with anchovies or anchovy paste. * * * …   Universalium

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