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chicken-fry

[chik-uh n-frahy]
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verb (used with object), chick·en-fried, chick·en-fry·ing.
  1. to dip (meat, vegetables, etc.) in batter and fry, usually in deep fat: chicken-fried steak.
noun
  1. food or a meal prepared in this way: He claims to do the best chicken-fry in Texas.
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British Dictionary definitions for chicken-fried

chicken-fried

adjective
  1. (of meats, esp steak) coated in seasoned flour and pan-fried
  2. informal, oft derogatory variant of countrified Compare Southern-fried

Word Origin

sense 2 from chicken-fried steak, a popular dish of the Southern US
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