escallop

[ UK /ɛskˈɑːləp/ ]
VERB
  1. bake in a sauce, milk, etc., often with breadcrumbs on top
NOUN
  1. thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
  2. edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions
  3. edible muscle of mollusks having fan-shaped shells; served broiled or poached or in salads or cream sauces
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How To Use escallop In A Sentence

  • Gu. an inescutcheon arg. between D escallop shells in saltine or. A History of Caroline County, Virginia
  • The pleasure in surveying this extraordinary combination of beautiful objects, the richness and variety of the work, the long lines broken by the charming and, as they are called, 'escalloped' gables, the A Day's Tour A Journey through France and Belgium by Calais, Tournay, Orchies, Douai, Arras, Béthune, Lille, Comines, Ypres, Hazebrouck, Berg
  • Gu. an inescutcheon arg. between D escallop shells in saltine or. A History of Caroline County, Virginia
  • Spanish mansions, with the usual charmingly 'escalloped' roof, all resting on a prolonged colonnade or piazza, strange, old-fashioned, and original, running round to a vast extent, which the sensible town has decreed is never to be interfered with. A Day's Tour A Journey through France and Belgium by Calais, Tournay, Orchies, Douai, Arras, Béthune, Lille, Comines, Ypres, Hazebrouck, Berg
  • Howells would eventually worry about “so many dinners…so few books”20 in regard to his friend; but literature was not the point for Mark Twain now, and neither were escalloped oysters; the point was polemics, written fast and broadcast faster; and in this pursuit he excelled brilliantly. Mark Twain
  • Mix both parts lightly, and after putting the mixture into an escallop dish pour over it a sauce made as follows: Put two tablespoonfuls of butter into a frying pan, and when it has been melted add a heaping tablespoonful of flour. Favorite Dishes : a Columbian Autograph Souvenir Cookery Book
  • In the concert room, the superannuated artistes of the poorer kind of Continental concert hall shrieked and grimaced and ogled, and after every item of the show, the performer came round with an escallop shell into which the more generously disposed dropped small copper coins. Recollections With Photogravure Portrait of the Author and a number of Original Letters, of which one by George Meredith and another by Robert Louis Stevenson are reproduced in facsimile
  • The others went for the escallops of pork served on a bed of butternut squash purée with wild mushroom brandy sauce and a winter fruit chutney.
  • Forby derives [cook-eels] from coquille, in allusion to their being fashioned like an escallop, in which sense he is borne out by Cotgrave, who has "Pain coquillé, a fashion of an hard-crusted loafe, somewhat like our stillyard bunne. Notes and Queries, Number 26, April 27, 1850
  • English sole, sauce tartare; spaghetti or ravioli; escallop of veal, caper sauce; French peas with butter; roast chicken with chiffon salad; ice cream or fried cream; assorted fruits and cakes; demi tasse. Bohemian San Francisco Its restaurants and their most famous recipes—The elegant art of dining.
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