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Thousand Island dressing

noun
  1. a seasoned mayonnaise, often containing chopped pickles, pimientos, sweet peppers, hard-boiled eggs, etc.
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Origin of Thousand Island dressing

First recorded in 1920–25
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British Dictionary definitions for thousand island dressing

Thousand Island dressing

noun
  1. a salad dressing made from mayonnaise with ketchup, chopped gherkins, etc
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Word Origin for Thousand Island dressing

probably from the Thousand Islands
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