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fryer

[frahy-er] /ˈfraɪ ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that fries.
2.
something, as a young chicken, to be cooked by frying.
Origin of fryer
1850-1855
1850-55; fry1 + -er1
Can be confused
friar, frier, fryer.
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British Dictionary definitions for fryer

fryer

/ˈfraɪə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that fries
2.
a young chicken suitable for frying
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Word Origin and History for fryer
n.

also frier, 1851 of fish for frying, 1923 of chickens; from fry (v.).

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