fry

Part of speech: noun

A dish of anything fried.

Part of speech: verb

To cook in hot oil, lard, or butter.

Part of speech: verb

To vex; worry.

Part of speech: noun

Very young fish.

Part of speech: noun

A multitude of petty persons or things.

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Usage examples "fry":

  1. Reine respects herself too much to go about at night with a young man as escort, and besides, she has other fish to fry. - "A Woodland Queen, Complete", Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  2. Every woman in Riverfield will have to put down needle and fry- pan and butter- paddle to feed them so plum full of compliments that they'll strut for a week. - "The Golden Bird", Maria Thompson Daviess.
  3. " I can't think what's gone wrong with Caruthers this term," he said to Fry, the captain of the School House. - "The Loom of Youth", Alec Waugh.