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fish and chips

noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
fried fish fillets and French fries.
Origin of fish and chips
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • He had obviously supped nightly on stout and fish-and-chips.

    Nights in London Thomas Burke
  • There had been the relict of a fish-and-chips salesman, and quite a number of others, equally alluring and disappointing.

    The Gay Adventure Richard Bird
British Dictionary definitions for fish-and-chips

fish and chips

fish fillets coated with batter and deep-fried, eaten with potato chips
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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