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fry

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Noun, Noun Plural, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

fryv. t. [OE. frien, F. frire, fr. L. frigere to roast, parch, fry, cf. Gr. , Skr. bhrajj. Cf. Fritter.].
     To cook in a pan or on a griddle (esp. with the use of fat, butter, or olive oil) by heating over a fire; to cook in boiling lard or fat; as, to fry fish; to fry doughnuts.  [1913 Webster]
fryv. i. 
  •  To undergo the process of frying; to be subject to the action of heat in a frying pan, or on a griddle, or in a kettle of hot fat.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To simmer; to boil.  [1913 Webster]
    "With crackling flames a caldron fries."  [1913 Webster]
    "The frothy billows fry."  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To undergo or cause a disturbing action accompanied with a sensation of heat.  [1913 Webster]
    "To keep the oil from frying in the stomach."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be agitated; to be greatly moved.  [1913 Webster]
    "What kindling motions in their breasts do fry."  [1913 Webster]
fryn. 
  •  A dish of anything fried.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A state of excitement; as, to be in a fry.  [1913 Webster]
fryn. [OE. fri, fry, seed, descendants, cf. OF. froye spawning, spawn of. fishes, little fishes, fr. L. fricare tosub (see Friction), but cf. also Icel. fræ, frjō, seed, Sw. & Dan. frö, Goth. fraiw seed, descendants.].
  •  The young of any fish.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A swarm or crowd, especially of little fishes; young or small things in general.  [1913 Webster]
    "The fry of children young."  [1913 Webster]
    "To sever . . . the good fish from the other fry."  [1913 Webster]
    "We have burned two frigates, and a hundred and twenty small fry."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

fry, v. & n.
--v. (fries, fried)
1 tr. & intr. cook or be cooked in hot fat.
2 tr. & intr. sl. electrocute or be electrocuted.
3 tr. (as fried adj.) sl. drunk.
--n. (pl. fries)
1 various internal parts of animals usu. eaten fried (lamb's fry).
2 a dish of fried food, esp. meat.
3 US a social gathering to eat fried food.

Idiom
frying- (US fry-) pan a shallow pan used in frying. fry up heat or reheat (food) in a frying-pan. fry-up n. Brit. colloq. a dish of miscellaneous fried food. out of the frying-pan into the fire from a bad situation to a worse one.
fry, n.pl.
1 young or newly hatched fishes.
2 the young of other creatures produced in large numbers, e.g. bees or frogs.

Idiom
small fry people of little importance; children.
Etymology
ME f. ON frj{oacute}

THESAURUS

fry

Loch Ness monster, alevin, bake, barbecue, baste, be in heat, benthon, benthos, blanch, blaze, bloom, boil, braise, brew, broil, brood, brown, burn, casserole, cetacean, choke, clutch, coddle, combust, cook, course, cover, culinary masterpiece, culinary preparation, curry, devil, dish, do, do to perfection, dolphin, entree, farrow, fingerling, fire, fish, flame, flame up, flare, flare up, flicker, flush, fricassee, frizz, frizzle, game fish, gasp, get, glow, griddle, grill, grilse, hatch, heat, incandesce, kipper, litter, main dish, man-eater, man-eating shark, marine animal, minnow, minny, nekton, nest, oven-bake, pan, pan-broil, panfish, pant, parboil, parch, plankton, poach, porpoise, prepare, prepare food, radiate heat, roast, salmon, saute, scald, scallop, scorch, sea monster, sea pig, sea serpent, sea snake, sear, seethe, shark, shimmer with heat, shirr, side dish, simmer, smolder, smolt, smother, spark, spat, spawn, sponge, steam, stew, stifle, stir-fry, suffocate, sweat, swelter, toast, tropical fish, whale, young

ROGET THESAURUS

fry

Multitude

N multitude, numerous, numerosity, numerality, multiplicity, profusion, legion, host, great number, large number, round number, enormous number, a quantity, numbers, array, sight, army, sea, galaxy, scores, peck, bushel, shoal, swarm, draught, bevy, cloud, flock, herd, drove, flight, covey, hive, brood, litter, farrow, fry, nest, crowd, lots, all in the world and his wife, greater number, majority, multiplication, multiple, many, several, sundry, divers, various, not a few, Briarean, a hundred, a thousand, a myriad, a million, a quadrillion, a nonillion, a thousand and one, some ten or a dozen, some forty or fifty, half a dozen, half a hundred, very many, full many, ever so many, numerous, numerose, profuse, in profusion, manifold, multiplied, multitudinous, multiple, multinominal, teeming, populous, peopled, crowded, thick, studded, galore, thick coming, many more, more than one can tell, a world of, no end of, no end to, cum multis aliis, thick as hops, thick as hail, plenty as blackberries, numerous as the stars in the firmament, numerous as the sands on the seashore, numerous as the hairs on the head, and what not, and heaven knows what, endless, their name is 'legion', acervatim, en foule, many- headed multitude, numerous as glittering gems of morning dew, vel prece vel pretio.

Infant

N infant, babe, baby, babe in arms, nurseling, suckling, yearling, weanling, papoose, bambino, kid, vagitus, child, bairn, little one, brat, chit, pickaninny, urchin, bantling, bratling, elf, youth, boy, lad, stripling, youngster, youngun, younker, callant, whipster, whippersnapper, whiffet, schoolboy, hobbledehoy, hopeful, cadet, minor, master, scion, sap, seedling, tendril, olive branch, nestling, chicken, larva, chrysalis, tadpole, whelp, cub, pullet, fry, callow, codlin, codling, foetus, calf, colt, pup, foal, kitten, lamb, lambkin, aurelia, caterpillar, cocoon, nymph, nympha, orphan, pupa, staddle, girl, lass, lassie, wench, miss, damsel, demoiselle, maid, maiden, virgin, hoyden, infantine, infantile, puerile, boyish, girlish, childish, babyish, kittenish, baby, newborn, unfledged, new-fledged, callow, in the cradle, in swaddling clothes, in long clothes, in arms, in leading strings, at the breast, in one's teens.

Punishment

VB punish, chastise, chasten, castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice, cowhide, lambaste, visit upon, pay, pay out, serve out, do for, make short work of, give a lesson to, serve one right, make an example of, have a rod in pickle for, give it one, strike, deal a blow to, administer the lash, smite, slap, slap the face, smack, cuff, box the ears, spank, thwack, thump, beat, lay on, swinge, buffet, thresh, thrash, pummel, drub, leather, trounce, sandbag, baste, belabor, lace, lace one's jacket, dress, dress down, give a dressing, trim, warm, wipe, tund, cob, bang, strap, comb, lash, lick, larrup, wallop, whop, flog, scourge, whip, birch, cane, give the stick, switch, flagellate, horsewhip, bastinado, towel, rub down with an oaken towel, rib roast, dust one's jacket, fustigate, pitch into, lay about one, beat black and blue, beat to a mummy, beat to a jelly, give a black eye, tar and feather, pelt, stone, lapidate, masthead, keelhaul, execute, bring to the block, bring to the gallows, behead, decapitate, guillotine, decollate, hang, turn off, gibbet, bowstring, hang draw and quarter, shoot, decimate, burn, break on the wheel, crucify, empale, impale, flay, lynch, electrocute, gas, send to the gas chamber, torture, put on, put to the rack, picket, banish, exile, transport, expel, ostracize, rusticate, drum out, dismiss, disbar, disbench, strike off the roll, unfrock, post, suffer, suffer for, suffer punishment, be flogged, be executed, suffer the ultimate penalty, be hanged, come to the gallows, mount the gallows, swing, twist in the wind, dance upon nothing, die in one's shoes, be rightly served, be electrocuted, fry, ride the lightning, face the firing squad.

Calefaction

VB heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment, make hot, sun oneself, sunbathe, go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame), fire, set fire to, set on fire, kindle, enkindle, light, ignite, strike a light, apply the match to, apply the torch to, rekindle, relume, fan the flame, add fuel to the flame, poke the fire, stir the fire, blow the fire, make a bonfire of, melt, thaw, fuse, liquefy, burn, inflame, roast, toast, fry, grill, singe, parch, bake, torrefy, scorch, brand, cauterize, sear, burn in, corrode, char, calcine, incinerate, smelt, scorify, reduce to ashes, burn to a cinder, commit to the flames, consign to the flames, boil, digest, stew, cook, seethe, scald, parboil, simmer, do to rags, take fire, catch fire, blaze.


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