potato chip

Origin of potato chip

First recorded in 1835–45
Also called Saratoga chip.
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British Dictionary definitions for potato chip

potato chip

noun
  1. (usually plural) another name for chip (def. 4)
  2. (usually plural) US and Canadian a very thin slice of potato fried and eaten cold as a snackAlso called (in eg Britain): crisp
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