|Main Entry:||angels on horseback|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||shucked oysters wrapped in bacon and broiled, grilled, or baked and served on toast points|
|Example:||Angels on horseback is a traditional British hors d'oeuvre and postlude and it is complemented by devils on horseback, the 'hot' version with Tabasco and red peppers.|
|Etymology:||the 'angels' are oysters, the saddle is the bacon, the 'horse' is the toast|
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