Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Furnished with a scallop; made or done with a scallop.
- Cut at the edge or border into segments of circles.
- In heraldry, same as escalloped.
- In botany, same as crenate, 1 .
- Cooked in a scallop.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of scallop.
- adj. having an edge or border marked with semicircles
- adj. baked in layers of thin slices in a sauce, usually with cheese, as a casserole, e.g. scalloped potatoes; gratin
- adj. baked in a scallop shell
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Furnished with a scallop; made or done with or in a scallop.
- adj. Having the edge or border cut or marked with segments of circles. See Scallop, n., 2.
- adj. (Cookery) Baked in a scallop; cooked with crumbs.
- adj. having a margin with rounded scallops
- scallop + -ed. In culinary sense, originally referred to a seafood dish baked and served in a scallop shell, but now used more generally. (Wiktionary)
“70s yellow-and-white "duck" Fender Stratocaster he brought to America from Sweden, complete with his unique, deeply "scalloped" - the carving out of wood between a guitar's 21 or so frets so you hit all strings without touching anything else - maple fingerboard, a replica of the old axe's scratches, and his personal signature.”
“Some populations, such as scalloped hammerheads and dusky sharks along the eastern U.S. coast, have plummeted by up to 80 percent since the 1970s.”
“One of our favorites was 'scalloped' rutabagas, similiar to scalloping potatoes only, par-boiling the roots first as they take much longer to bake than potatoes.”
“He follows it up with an equally enjoyable sequence where Hank is captured, tied to a tree, and then "scalloped" until he's left with only a scraggly mohawk on the top of his head.”
“It was back-to, dressed in a red robe with a kind of scalloped collar.”
“Not the kind of scalloped potatoes you get in a box now-a-days.”
“To the right of the door the wall rose up even higher than it did above the window and made a kind of scalloped arch, and inset into holes cut away from the wall were two bells.”
“A housewife could no more bake a pie without a "scalloped" pie-pan, than without a fire: a tin-bucket was much more easily handled than one of cedar or oak; and a pepper-box, of the same material, was as indispensable as a salt-cellar.”
“The northern side terminated in a perpendicular face of ice, below which a deep basin had been "scalloped" away; evidently kept clear by eddies of wind.”
“That's the sum Debenhams says parents are splashing out on items such as scalloped angel dresses and luxury velour robes.”
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Words - or different usages of words I already knew - that I am learning thanks to Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery.
See also ofravens' with thanks to Anne Shirley.
Words and phrases from Kenneth Oppel's book, Airborn.
Adjectives used in actual (non-taxonomic) bird names, past and present.
words from one of my favorite books, acts of levitation, by laynie browne
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