drawn butter


Definition of drawn butter

: melted clarified butter

Examples of drawn butter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Guests can also opt for an a la carte dinner, spotlighting classics such as 14-day dry-aged bone-in ribeye and steamed Maine lobster with lemon and drawn butter. Carolina Gusman, sandiegouniontribune.com, 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of drawn butter

circa 1740, in the meaning defined above

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“Drawn butter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawn%20butter. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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