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finnan haddie

or finnan haddock

[fin-uh n had-ee] /ˈfɪn ən ˈhæd i/
noun
1.
smoked haddock.
Origin of finnan haddie
1805-1815
1805-15; literally, haddock of Findhorn, fishing port in Scotland; see -ie
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  • To think that he could have other fish for breakfast than finnan haddock, and other vegetables in winter than cabbage!

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British Dictionary definitions for finnan haddock

finnan haddock

/ˈfɪnən/
noun
1.
smoked haddock
Word Origin
C18: finnan after Findon, a village in Scotland south of Aberdeen + haddock
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