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fish and chips

noun
1.
fried fish fillets and French fries.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • In the restaurant sector the products with the highest consumer demand are fish and chips, calamari and prawns.
  • We go for the fish and chips, which arrive practically sizzling from the fryer.
  • Fresh halibut is in right now, and she lets them know that the halibut fish and chips is a real treat.
  • Minty mashed peas, on the other hand, refreshed the well-executed fish and chips.
  • The hotel also features a restaurant, which serves a variety of local dishes such as fish and chips and fried calamari.
  • The dinner menu features sandwiches and entrees, including traditional fish and chips.
  • Tacos, fish and chips, burgers and a range of steaks also are on offer here.
  • Contemporary dishes here include the club burger and fish and chips.
  • Sandwiches and wraps can be found at specialty grocery stores, and fish and chips at take-out restaurants.
  • Pub fare includes bangers, burgers and fish and chips.
British Dictionary definitions for fish and chips

fish and chips

noun
1.
fish fillets coated with batter and deep-fried, eaten with potato chips
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