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French fries

noun
1.
thin strips of potato that have been deep-fried.
Also called French-fried potatoes.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20

French-fry

[french-frahy] /ˈfrɛntʃˌfraɪ/
verb (used with object), French-fried, French-frying.
1.
to fry in deep fat:
to French-fry onion rings.
Also, french-fry.
Origin
1925-30, Americanism
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Word Origin and History for French fries
French fries
1918, Amer.Eng., earlier French fried potatoes (1894, first attested in O.Henry). French frieds (1944) never caught on. Simple short form fries attested by 1973.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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