bubble and squeak

Origin of bubble and squeak

First recorded in 1765–75
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bubble and squeak

noun
  1. (in Britain and Australia) a dish of leftover boiled cabbage, potatoes, and sometimes cooked meat fried together

Word Origin for bubble and squeak

C18: so called from the sounds of this dish cooking
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