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[tohd-in-th uh-hohl] /ˈtoʊd ɪn ðəˈhoʊl/
noun, British Cookery.
a dish consisting of beef or pork sausages baked in a coating of batter.
Origin of toad-in-the-hole
First recorded in 1780-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I seldom after it have an appetite, even for Irish-stew or toad-in-the-hole.

    Digby Heathcote W.H.G. Kingston
  • toad-in-the-hole, a kind of pudding, consisting of small pieces of meat immersed in batter, and baked.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • It was the culinary forefather of toad-in-the-hole, hot-pot, Irish stew, and of that devil-dreaded Cornish pasty.

British Dictionary definitions for toad-in-the-hole


(Brit & Austral) a dish made of sausages baked in a batter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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