American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. New England A young cod or haddock, especially one split and boned for cooking as the catch of the day.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shred; prepare for cooking by tearing in small pieces: as, scrodded fish.
- n. Scrodded fish, or a dish prepared by scrodding fish.
- n. A young codfish, especially one that is split and fried or boiled.
- n. New England A generic term for cod, pollock, haddock, or other whitefish.
- v. nonstandard, New England, humorous Simple past tense and past participle of screw.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Local, U.S. A young codfish, especially when cut open on the back and dressed.
- n. flesh of young Atlantic cod weighing up to 2 pounds; also young haddock and pollock; often broiled
- n. young Atlantic cod or haddock especially one split and boned for cooking
- Possibly from obsolete Dutch schrood, slice, shred, from Middle Dutch scrōde. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Mackerel will broil in from twelve to twenty minutes, young cod (also called scrod) in from twenty to thirty minutes, bluefish in from twenty to thirty minutes, salmon, in from twelve to twenty minutes, and whitefish, bass, mullet, etc., in about eighteen minutes.”
“The "scrod" joke that I was referencing involved a Boston cabdriver.”
“Look for anything with the texture needed to stand up to those big flavors, such as scrod, haddock, hake, or halibut; sea bass, or snapper work well too.”
“In the sentence “Where can I get scrod?”, the cabbie is apparently taking “get scrod” as the periphrastic passive voice of “screw”.”
“So he gets into a cab, and asks the driver, “Can you take me to where I can get scrod?””
“VICE ADMIRAL: We are north of Boston, where the women lose their muscle tone playing bridge, making stupid jokes about how they like to go into Boston to get “scrod.””
“Bink looked like a baked scrod who'd just been — well, scrod.”
“VICE ADMIRAL: We are north of Boston, where the women lose their muscle tone playing bridge, making stupid jokes about how they like to go into Boston to get “scrod”.”
“Today cod and its closest family members—Atlantic pollock, cusk (which is sold as scrod), haddock, hake (also sold as whiting)—are far less plentiful and more likely to be eaten fresh.”
“Cod, haddock, scrod, or a thick cut of flounder are the best fish for this dish.”
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