Definition of Bubble and squeak

1. Noun. Leftover cabbage fried with cooked potatoes and sometimes meat.

Definition of Bubble and squeak

1. Noun. (British NZ) Cabbage and mashed potatoes etc. fried together ¹

2. Noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) a Greek (''also:'' bubble) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bubble And Squeak

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bubbe meise
bubble-jet printer
bubble and squeak (current term)
bubble bath
bubble baths
bubble blower
bubble car
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Literary usage of Bubble and squeak

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1. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"Bubble and Squeak. Boil, chop, and fry, with a little butter, pepper and salt, some cabbage, and lay on it slices of underdone beef, lightly fried. VEAL. ..."

2. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1872)
"What is bubble-and-squeak ? Some of you have only heard of it metaphorically, ... But with us bubble- and-squeak was no metaphor, it was an awful reality. ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"Bubble and Squeak : a Gallimaufry of British Beef with the Chopp'd Cabbage of Gallic ... 'Crambe Repe- tita, a Second Course of Bubble and Squeak ' (anon. ..."

4. The Godey's Lady's Book Receipts and Household Hints by Sarah Annie Frost (1870)
"bubble and squeak.—Take from a round of cold, boiled beef, one pound and a half of meat cut in thin slices, two carrots which have been boiled with the meat ..."

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