Origin of fryer
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Examples from the Web for frier
Some notices of this Frier Black will be given in the Appendix.
But the frier forced for no shame, and so it harmed him the lesse.
The scholer was hanged, on Shrouetuesdaie at saint Thomas Waterings, and the frier condemned to perpetuall prison.
The subtle Frier, had thought to haue gotten money of the one, and thankes of the other, and at the ende had nothyng.The pleasant historie of the conquest of the VVeast India, now called new Spayne
Francisco Lpez de Gmara
This order of frier Minors began about this time, and increased maruellouslie within a short season.
- a variant spelling of fryer
- a person or thing that fries
- a young chicken suitable for frying
Word Origin and History for frier
also frier, 1851 of fish for frying, 1923 of chickens; from fry (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper