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- adj. served one at a time as soon as cooked
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Food served as fast as it is cooked, to insure its being hot.
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The "W.W.," though big enough in all conscience, is not of sound constitution, nor of the true wear-and-tear sort, is very difficult (_and_ expensive) to train, and when brought fairly up to the scratch is certain to go bang to pieces after the first few rounds, if these are at all of a hot-and-hot character.
First in the field, of course, was the editor of the 'Cosmopolitan Review,' with a polite request that Ernest would give the readers of that intensely hot-and-hot and thoughtful periodical the opportunity of reading his valuable views on the East End outcast question, before they had had time to be worth nothing for journalistic purposes, through the natural and inevitable cooling of the public interest in this new sensation.
I would not have so much heeded his advancing this heterodox doctrine before Americans, had he not at the same time come well prepared to prove himself qualified to give judgment by producing, hot-and-hot, a steak that even I was compelled to admit might have been entered as A. 1. at Lloyd's.
Codfish and parsnips, two chops to follow, hot-and-hot, or I’ll be the death of you, for Number Four.
They shall be warmed for a few minutes at the kitchen fire, and you shall have them hot-and-hot. "