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  • n. Plural form of fricassee.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fricassee.


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  • Fricassee: (noun; plural "fricassees") meat or poultry cut into small pieces, stewed or fried and served in its own gravy.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Undaunted by deflated soufflés and so-so fricassees I pressed on, salvaging the liveliest casualties and serving them to anyone game enough to try them.

    Nancy Howard Cobb: My Julia Child

  • Culinary Art includes the refined French-influenced fricassees and fricandòs of Piedmont, but also as unassuming a northern staple as polenta with boiled leeks—for which Chioni provides an entire recipe.


  • Then ... start thinking of all those pot pies, stews, curries and fricassees, of all the soups and porridges and hot chocolate to come, of hearty pasta dishes, roasted turkeys and duck.

    Seattle Bon Vivant:

  • He made French dishes and Spanish dishes, stews, fricassees, and omelettes, to perfection; nor was there any man in England more hospitable than he when his purse was full or his credit was good.

    The History of Pendennis

  • As they have discharged the natural colour from their bread, their butchers-meat, and poultry, their cutlets, ragouts, fricassees and sauces of all kinds; so they insist upon having the complexion of their potherbs mended, even at the hazard of their lives.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • The ragouts looked as if they had been once eaten and half digested: the fricassees were involved in

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • She could not, without horror, behold an entire joint of meat; and nothing but fricassees and other made dishes were seen upon her table.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • On meagre days they eat fish, omelettes, fried beans, fricassees of eggs and onions, and burnt cream.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • She advised me to eat fricassees of chickens, and white meat, and to take a good bouillon every morning.

    Travels through France and Italy


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