Origin of slaw
Examples from the Web for slaw
The slaw is vaguely like piccalilli or relish, but has a taste and drippy texture like no other.
A three-piece dinner with slaw, roll, and fried potato wedges runs $5.59.Charlottesville Is Swimming in Finger Lickin’ Gas Station Fried Chicken|Jane & Michael Stern|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sandwich the chicken mixture, slaw, and pickles between each split roll and serve.
Cabbage, sliced as for slaw, may be used in the place of celery.Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties|Janet McKenzie Hill
Cut one gallon cabbage as for slaw, one-half gallon green tomatoes.
Salt your cabbage first as for slaw, and let it stand two or three hours.
This slaw (either cold or warm) will be found very superior to all others, if this receipt is exactly followed.Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book|Eliza Leslie
Cut the cabbage as for slaw, pour over it enough boiling brine to cover it.
Word Origin for slaw
"sliced cabbage," 1794, from Dutch sla, short for salade, from French salade (see salad).