Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A popoverlike quick bread served with roast beef, baked in the drippings of the beef.

Etymologies

After Yorkshire .
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The cards also track the inordinate amount of time spent preparing for and benchmarking tests-and that pressure has only grown since enactment of the No Child Left Behind Act, says Ken Zarifis, a middle school language arts teacher from Austin.

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  • We are going to make especially exhaustive bacteriological tests-and we are not going to miss any other tricks, either.

    And all the Stars a Stage

  • Often traditional direct mailers make the mistake of using small quantities in e-mail list tests-and this can net disappointing results.

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  • In September, we learned that North Korea conducted tests on engines for a new long-range missile and constructed a new facility for ICBM tests-and launches.

    The Two Malcontents

  • I knew I wouldn't even pass the tests-and the girls that night accused me of being a thief, which I wasn't-and I got all hopeless and thought that I might as well be a cheat if they all thought I was a thief! "

    The Second Form at Malory Towers

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