Potato chips

potato chip

noun
a thin slice of potato fried until crisp and usually salted.
Also called Saratoga chip.


Origin:
1835–45

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potato chip
 
n
1.  (usually plural) another name for chip
2.  (US), (Canadian) (usually plural) Also called (in eg Britain): crisp a very thin slice of potato fried and eaten cold as a snack

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