Origin of eggbeater
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Examples from the Web for egg-beater
“Abram and I are so fond of omelette,” she said, as the egg-beater whirred.The Fighting Shepherdess
Remark that, in fact, you quite hanker to try the egg-beater.
Just say you'll be glad to use the egg-beater if he prefers it.
From the kitchen they heard the cheerful clatter of pans and the hum of an egg-beater.The Long Dim Trail
Forrestine C. Hooker
He stirred his tea round and round, as if his spoon were an egg-beater.The Beauty
Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
- Also called: eggwhisk a kitchen utensil for beating eggs, whipping cream, etc; whisk
- mainly US and Canadian an informal name for helicopter
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Word Origin and History for egg-beater
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