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[W Car, fried fishcake; cf. US dial, flitter fritter, pancake ADD; from fritters by /I, r/ alter­nation] n. sing. or pl. a large fritter containing chopped conch: 1976 There is a technical dif­ference between a fritter and a 'flitter". . In the latter the conch is cut into sizeable pieces.. .[and] placed into a batter with pepper and other sea­sonings, fried in deep fat, and in large sizes. . . [In] a fritter. . the conch is ground and the balls are bite-sized (Eneas 43). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-29 16:08
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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