dropped egg

nounNew England.
  1. a poached egg.

Origin of dropped egg

First recorded in 1820–25

Words Nearby dropped egg

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How to use dropped egg in a sentence

  • And, say, for a speakin' likeness of a dropped egg that's hit the floor instead of the toast, he was it!

    Torchy | Sewell Ford
  • But a superficial inquiry convinced me that the egg was not properly a dropped egg at all.

    One Third Off | Irvin S. Cobb
  • Now, it is quite impossible to hide the fact of a dropped egg.

    Ruth Fielding At College | Alice B. Emerson
  • Arrange on each a dropped egg, and pour around mushroom sauce.