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short-order

[shawrt-awr-der] /ˈʃɔrtˌɔr dər/
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
1900-1905
1900-05
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short-order

adj.

of restaurants, from 1897, from adverbial expression in short order "rapidly, with no fuss," from short (adj.) + order (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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