short order

noun
a dish or serving of food that is quickly prepared upon request at a lunch counter.

Origin:
1890–95

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short-order

[shawrt-awr-der]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or specializing in short orders: a short-order cook; short-order diner.
2.
performed or supplied quickly: They obtained a short-order divorce decree.

Origin:
1900–05

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short order
 
n
chiefly (US), (Canadian)
 a.  food that is easily and quickly prepared
 b.  (as modifier): short-order counter

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Word Origin & History

short-order
in restaurant jargon, "to be made quickly," 1906, from short (adj.) + order (n.). First attested in an O. Henry story.
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Example sentences
So imagine a short-order cook working in a busy café.
Even fairly ambitious shows can be short-order jobs.
Short-order cooks prepare foods in restaurants and coffee shops that emphasize
  fast service and quick food preparation.
Short-order cooks prepare grilled items and sandwiches in establishments that
  emphasize fast service.
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