finnan haddie

or fin·nan had·dock

[fin-uh n had-ee]


smoked haddock.

Origin of finnan haddie

1805–15; literally, haddock of Findhorn, fishing port in Scotland; see -ie Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for finnan haddie

Historical Examples of finnan haddie

  • Caesar sits on comfortably as if he were at breakfast, and the cat were clamoring for a piece of Finnan-haddie.

    Caesar and Cleopatra

    George Bernard Shaw