[ skrod ]
/ skrɒd /
noun Fishing, Cooking.
a classification of small food fish, especially a young Atlantic cod or haddock, usually prepared by filleting or splitting.
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Origin of scrod
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; of uncertain origin
Words nearby scrod
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Example sentences from the Web for scrod
To prepare this dish, broil the scrod according to the directions given in Art. 39.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
British Dictionary definitions for scrod
/ (skrɒd) /
US a young cod or haddock, esp one split and prepared for cooking
Word Origin for scrod
C19: perhaps from obsolete Dutch schrood, from Middle Dutch schrode shred (n); the name perhaps refers to the method of preparing the fish for cooking
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