coleslaw

noun
cole·​slaw | \ ˈkōl-ˌslȯ How to pronounce coleslaw (audio) \

Definition of coleslaw

: a salad made of raw sliced or chopped cabbage

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Now, the bar doesn’t bread its own fish, but the cod is sweet, and the coleslaw, flecked with plenty of celery seed, is house-made. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "International flavors, down at the corner bar, are an American experience," 3 July 2018 To prepare wraps: Spread a thin layer of plum sauce on tortilla; add about 1/4 cup coleslaw mix and 4 hot meatballs. Atlanta Life, ajc, "7 day menu planner," 16 Mar. 2018 The cook prepared fried chicken, macaroni salad, coleslaw, and sweet tea, which Michael served. Luzanne Otte, Town & Country, "A Day in the Life of Southern Charm's Patricia Altschul," 12 July 2018 The Food Network host posted several photos on Instagram on Monday, crediting a hotel chef with helping make pasta salad and coleslaw for the evacuees. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, "Guy Fieri helps feed California residents displaced by deadly wildfires," 31 July 2018 Other than the coleslaw, which was a little bland and underdressed, the sides and sauces that accompanied main dishes didn’t let the star attractions down. Providence Cicero, The Seattle Times, "Central Smoke’s Asian-accented, down-home barbecue adds fire and spice to chilly nights," 25 Oct. 2018 Renowned Austin pit master John Lewis steers the food program, and the menu is simple, but abundant—large slabs of slow-smoked, melt-in-your-mouth brisket, smoked sausages, and an array of sides, like fluffy cornbread and tangy coleslaw. Stephanie Burt, Condé Nast Traveler, "28 Best Restaurants in Charleston," 2 May 2018 The American Red Beer is paired with a Carolina BBQ Hot Dog (Carolina Gold BBQ pulled pork topped with mustard vinaigrette coleslaw). Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Disney Springs restaurants serving special barbecue dishes, beer pairings this summer," 28 June 2018 Serve it with coleslaw and corn muffins (from a mix). Atlanta Life, ajc, "7 Day Menu," 23 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of coleslaw

1794, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coleslaw

Dutch koolsla, from kool cabbage + sla salad

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coleslaw

noun

English Language Learners Definition of coleslaw

: a salad made with chopped raw cabbage

coleslaw

noun
cole·​slaw | \ ˈkōl-ˌslȯ How to pronounce coleslaw (audio) \

Kids Definition of coleslaw

: a salad made with chopped raw cabbage

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