- British Cookery. a hard-boiled egg encased in sausage meat, breaded, and deep-fried.
Origin of Scotch egg
First recorded in 1800–10
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- British a hard-boiled egg enclosed in a layer of sausage meat, covered in egg and crumbs, and fried