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fish fry

a picnic or other gathering at which fish are fried and eaten.
fried fish.
Origin of fish fry
1815-25, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Mr. Thrombley insists that it is necessary for me to go to this fish-fry or whatever it is immediately.

    Lone Star Planet Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  • The party was to have its fish-fry at six, at some point on the south shore.

  • Those brigands might justly have been taken for a little party of peaceable rustics assembled for a fish-fry or pecan gathering.

    Roads of Destiny O. Henry
  • Mammy's done give her fish-fry and ice-cream festible, and she cleahed enough to pay the weddin' expenses.

    The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor Annie Fellows Johnston

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