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home fries

noun
1.
sliced, boiled potatoes, fried in butter or shortening.
Also called home fried potatoes, cottage fried potatoes, country fries.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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Examples from the web for home fries
  • He was sharing a recipe with me earlier, his favorite recipe for home fries.
  • Menu items in the morning revolve around eggs, meat and home fries.
  • Serve in place of home fries at breakfast or as a side dish at dinner.
  • The home fries on the side seemed an unnecessary starch, but were tasty with bits of onion.

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