Definition of Colcannon

1. Noun. A traditional Irish dish made from mashed potatoes and kale, with scallions, butter, salt and pepper added. ¹



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Definition of Colcannon

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colcannon

cola
cola extract
cola nut
coladeira
coladeiras
colander
colanders
colas
colascione
colation
colatitude
colatitudes
colbertine
colby
colbys
colcannon (current term)
colcannons
colcemid
colchica
colchicine
colchicines
colchicum
colchicums
colchine
colcothar
colcothars
cold
cold-blooded
cold-blooded animal
cold-bloodedly

Literary usage of Colcannon

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1. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"colcannon Boil separately an equal amount of potatoes and of fresh cabbage ; about half the amount of onions. Mash all very finely, mix in a little butter ..."

2. Dialect Notes by American Dialect Society (1890)
"colcannon night: almost universal in St. Johns, Nfld., for Hallowe'en. [The name is used by those who eat colcannon on that night. ..."

3. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"colcannon, sb. potatoes and ' curley kail' mashed together. A dish of colcannon used to form part of the dinner on Hallow-eve, and usually contained a ring. ..."

4. Moral tales by Maria Edgeworth (1856)
"... energy of an enthusiast, and dined like a philosopher upon colcannon ; but colcannon did * Mrs. Barbauld's Essay on the Inconsistency of Human Wishes. ..."

5. Dressed Vegetables à la Mode by De Salis (Harriet Anne) (1888)
"colcannon. Mix in about equal proportions some well- mashed potatoes and some young ... colcannon. (Another way.) Boil and mash greens, cabbage, carrots, ..."

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