fricassee

Part of speech: verb

To make into a fricassee.

Part of speech: noun

A dish of meat cut small, stewed or fried, and served with gravy.

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Usage examples "fricassee":

  1. We used to threaten to put an extra padlock on the lens, lest he should try to fricassee it! - "The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
  2. Sometimes he did not notice them at all, but ate straight on, not knowing a delicate fricassee from a junk of salt beef; that was very trying. - "Marie", Laura E. Richards.
  3. She thus writes:- Being very hungry I desired a Fricassee which the landlord undertaking managed so contrary to my notion of Cookery that I hastened to Bed superless. - "Stage-coach and Tavern Days", Alice Morse Earle.