Definition of Fried egg

1. Noun. Eggs cooked by sauteing in oil or butter; sometimes turned and cooked on both sides.

Generic synonyms: Dish

Definition of Fried egg

1. Noun. An egg that has been shallow-fried on one or both sides, often in butter, with an unbroken yolk. ¹

2. Noun. (golf slang) A golf ball half-buried in sand in a bunker. ¹

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Literary usage of Fried egg

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1. What We Eat and what Happens to it: The Results of the First Direct Method by Philip Bovier Hawk (1919)
"Why Is a fried egg Harder to Digest Than a Boiled Egg? There is a very deep-seated prejudice against fried foods, and the fried egg is the recipient of many ..."

2. Aunt Caroline's Dixieland Recipes by Emma McKinney, William McKinney (1922)
"fried egg PLANT Cut a small egg plant in one-third-inch slices ; pare ; cut each slice in quarters; soak in cold salted water for half an hour; drain; ..."

3. Favorite Dishes: A Columbian Autograph Souvenir Cookery Book. Over Three by Carrie V. Shuman (1893)
"... dredged them in a portion of the grated corn, drop this batter, a spoonful at a time, into hot lard and fry until done. fried egg Plant. From MRS. ..."

4. The Lodging House Problem in Boston by Albert Benedict Wolfe (1906)
"Broiled lamb chop, fried egg, tea or coffee 25 cts. Fried ham, fried egg, side beans, tea or coffee 25 cts. Two eggs on toast, baked beans, tea or coffee 20 ..."

5. The Golden Rule Cook Book: Six Hundred Recipes for Meatless Dishes by Mrs Maud Russell Lorraine Sharpe Freshel (1910)
"fried egg-PLANT WITH SAUCE TARTARE Peel and cut an egg-plant into half-inch ... fried egg-PLANT WITH TOMATO SAUCE Fry as in foregoing recipe and serve a ..."

6. The Cookbook for Men Whose Wives Don't Cook by Christopher Hamilton (2006)
"Jl. Time: 5 minutes What you'll need: -Eggs —Arms Plain Old Who Cares fried egg For the person who really doesn't care about whether their yolk is runny or ..."

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