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bubble and squeak

noun, British.
a dish of meat, usually beef, and cabbage fried or boiled together.
Origin of bubble and squeak
First recorded in 1765-75 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for bubble and squeak

bubble and squeak

(in Britain and Australia) a dish of leftover boiled cabbage, potatoes, and sometimes cooked meat fried together
Word Origin
C18: so called from the sounds of this dish cooking
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