drawn butter


: melted clarified butter

Examples of drawn butter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mix your lobster with mayo, Miracle Whip, drawn butter, or any combination of the three. Virginia M. Wright, Outside Online, 18 June 2020 Extra-heavy mayonnaise or drawn butter on the side are optional. Virginia M. Wright, Outside Online, 18 June 2020 With fingerling potatoes, chef’s choice of vegetables, drawn butter; and parmesan crusted calamari steak, scallop & prawns with chive risotto, sautéed asparagus, lemon-caper sauce. Chelsea Davis, Forbes, 29 June 2021 For dipping the crab meat in there’s drawn butter, lemon and vinegar. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 17 Mar. 2021 That meal includes a 1 ¼-pound lobster, fries, coleslaw and drawn butter. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 Aug. 2019 The surf & turf, for $59, is served with asparagus, double baked potato and drawn butter. Patrick Z. McGavin, Daily Southtown, 8 July 2018 Lobster rolls are served in three sizes (junior, regular, and jumbo), with the choice of mayo, Miracle Whip, or drawn butter. Erinne Magee, BostonGlobe.com, 21 June 2018 What to cook: Larger artichokes are traditionally steamed or boiled whole, then served alongside aioli or drawn butter. Noelle Carter, latimes.com, 20 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1661, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of drawn butter was in 1661

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“Drawn butter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawn%20butter. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

drawn butter

: melted butter
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