devils on horseback

: a dish consisting of oysters or pieces of chicken liver seasoned, wrapped in bacon, and broiled or fried : pigs in blankets

Word History

Etymology

so called from the similarity to angels on horseback

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“Devils on horseback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devils%20on%20horseback. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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