from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Naut.), Canticles (Song of Solomon) A ship's carpenter.

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  • noun Plural form of chip.
  • noun UK, Aus french fried potatoes; french fries.
  • noun US Thin-sliced and deep-fried potatoes sold in sealed bags; potato chips, nacho chips, etc.

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  • noun strips of potato fried in deep fat


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  • I'm glad WeirdNet has his/her priorities right.

    July 22, 2008

  • Looking at definitions 7 and 8, I'm thinking I have a list for this, but maybe it isn't a specific enough term.

    July 22, 2008

  • For usage/historical note, see comment on French fries.

    January 18, 2017