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verb (used with object), fried, fry·ing.
verb (used without object), fried, fry·ing.
noun, plural fries.
Origin of fry1
noun, plural fry.
Origin of fry2
Examples from the Web for fries
“I think as the ubiquity of French fries prove, everyone loves a crispy fried potato,” he said in an email.
I promised never again to wax lyrical about the fries in gravy.
The French fries are made out of real potatoes, the burger is great and you can get it all kinds of ways, and it tastes good.Bill Murray’s Words of Wisdom: On Comedy, the Greatness of In-N-Out, and Searching For Great Love|Marlow Stern|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here, the vocabulary of fast food for many young Brazilians is temaki (hand rolls) instead of burgers and fries.Meet the Chef Fighting to Ensure That Brazilians Will Never Be as Fat as Americans|Brandon Presser|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One classmate says, “I was just over there eating French fries [but] this girl,” pointing at Nancy, “is the real deal.”
Fries was the Father of systematic Lichenology and an authority today.Nature Books Popular and Scientific from The Franklin Bookshop, 1910|Samuel N. Rhoads
Link simply translated the name into Greek, for reasons less evident now, and in this was followed by Fries.The North American Slime-Moulds|Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
None of them are true Thamnomyces, and most of them could go into Fries' genera Rhizomorpha.
It is evidently the species of Schweinitz referred to by Fries under this name.The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio|A. P. Morgan
It drew for support upon the psychological movement that begins with Fries and Herbart.
verb fries, frying or fried
noun plural fries
Word Origin for fry
Word Origin for fry
late 13c., from Old French frire "to fry" (13c.), from Latin frigere "to roast or fry," from PIE *bher- (4) "to cook, bake" (cf. Sanskrit bhrjjati "roasts," bharjanah "roasting;" Persian birishtan "to roast;" Greek phrygein "to roast, bake").
Meaning "execute in the electric chair" is U.S. slang from 1929. To go out of the frying pan into the fire is first attested in Thomas More (1532). The related noun is from 1630s. Related: Fried; frying. Frying pan recorded from mid-14c.
"young fish," late 13c., from Anglo-French frei, from Old French frai "spawn," from froier "to rub, spawn (by rubbing abdomen on sand)." First applied to human offspring 14c. in Scottish, though OED and some other sources trace this usage to Old Norse frjo, fræ "seed, offspring."