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Slang definitions & phrases for fried egg

fried egg

noun phrase

  1. A showy brass military hat decoration (1908+ West Point)
  2. The Japanese flag: sunk about everything the Japs owned with a fried egg on its masthead (WWII armed forces)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Place on a platter and put a thick piece of parboiled beef marrow, with one fried egg, on top.

  • I guess you'd be, if you'd only had a fried egg and a cup of coffee to-day, and nothing last night.

  • Lay a fried egg upon each slice of the broiled ham, and send them to table hot.

  • As Hubby had red hair and the hat was a dirty white, he looked like a fried egg in it.

    Continuous Vaudeville Will M. Cressy
  • Consider corned beef hash, with fried egg, excellent, for 25 cents.

    Plum Pudding Christopher Morley
  • This spot on my thumb is fried egg, here are three doughnuts on my arm,—see them?

    Prudence Says So Ethel Hueston
  • Scramble the eggs, and dish up on a platter on top of four slices of fried egg plant.

  • Here we were received with winning cordiality and Fogerty was given a fried egg, a dish of which he is passionately fond.

    Biltmore Oswald J. Thorne Smith, Jr.
  • Hed try to introduce science into eating a fried egg if he thought of it!

    Left Half Harmon Ralph Henry Barbour
  • She mopped up a remnant of fried egg with a thick wedge of brown bread at the end of her fork. '

    The Promise of Air Algernon Blackwood

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