: fried fish and french fried potatoes

Examples of fish-and-chips in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fish-and-chips was in 1876

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Cite this Entry

“Fish-and-chips.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fish-and-chips. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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