Definitions starting with G

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gravy

[OED, the fat and juices which exude from flesh during and after the process of cooking; a dressing for meat or vegetables made from these with the addition of condiments; W3 idem, "especially when thickened (as with flour)") n. the water in which meat or fish has been broiled; when flour is added, this is called STEW: 1940 Life is jus' like souse gravy-it ain't no more den dishwater unlessen yuh seasons it (Dupuch 125). (Eleu., Andros)

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2011-05-19 01:22
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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