well done

well-done

[wel-duhn]
adjective
1.
performed accurately and diligently; executed with skill and efficiency.
2.
(of meat) thoroughly cooked, especially until all redness is gone.

Origin:
1150–1200; Middle English

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well-done
 
adj
1.  (of food, esp meat) cooked thoroughly
2.  made or accomplished satisfactorily

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well-done
c.1200, "wise, prudent," from well (adv.) + p.p. of do. Meaning "thoroughly cooked," in reference to meat, is attested from 1747. Well done! as an exclamation of approval is recorded from mid-15c.
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