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finnan haddie

or fin·nan had·dock

[fin-uh n had-ee]
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noun
  1. smoked haddock.
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Origin of finnan haddie

1805–15; literally, haddock of Findhorn, fishing port in Scotland; see -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for finnan haddock

finnan haddock

finnan haddie (ˈhædɪ)

noun
  1. smoked haddock
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Word Origin

C18: finnan after Findon, a village in Scotland south of Aberdeen + haddock
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