Origin of fryer
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When dropping them into the fryer, pick up the 1st, 3rd and 5th strips and pull them upward.Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking
Miss Fryer was very grave and quiet, but we were not at all afraid of her, for we knew that she was really very kind.
I accordingly ordered the launch to be got ready and at two o'clock the next morning Mr. Fryer, the master, set off in her.A Voyage to the South Sea
Miss Fryer was our own pet confectioner, or pastry-cook, as we used to say more frequently then.
The appointment of Mr. Fryer to be Financial Commissioner afforded us some relief.A Civil Servant in Burma
Herbert Thirkel White
- a person or thing that fries
- a young chicken suitable for frying
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Word Origin and History for fryer
also frier, 1851 of fish for frying, 1923 of chickens; from fry (v.).
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