scrap·​ple | \ ˈskra-pəl How to pronounce scrapple (audio) \

Definition of scrapple

: a seasoned mixture of ground meat (such as pork) and cornmeal set in a mold and served sliced and fried

Examples of scrapple in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chicharron and horchata are stables in Latin America, while goetta, which is of German origin, has been celebrated as a tasty cousin of scrapple. Seán Federico-o'murchú, CNN, 28 Oct. 2021 Most are still a pale beige, but here and there one has darkened to a sort of golden scrapple. Andrew Kornylak, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 May 2021 Delawareans brag about the state being home to scrapple, pork loaf with some other unidentifiable stuff, fighting words to Pennsylvania Dutch country. Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2020 There is also the question of what should accompany scrapple. Jacques Kelly,, 13 Nov. 2020 After that, the Eastern Shore landmarks sailed by -- Holly’s Restaurant, the Queenstown Trailways bus stop, the Choptank bridge, Elmer’s market, Farmer Bill’s and the Rapa scrapple signs. Jacques Kelly,, 2 Aug. 2019 In the kitchen, this included sharing her love of Philadelphia-style scrapple, pancake Sundays and, of course, Thanksgiving. Peter Mikelbank,, 27 Nov. 2019 At the opposite extreme was The Killer, by Greg and Kristina Gaardbo (Chicago Culinary Kitchen), which included two patties, pickled cherry peppers, pepperjack cheese, chile-bacon jam, scrapple, duck egg and more. Phil Vettel,, 29 Sep. 2019 Or look at last year’s results: Top winners: 4th place: How is Florida Man like a pound of scrapple? Washington Post, 6 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of scrapple

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scrapple

diminutive of scrap entry 1

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The first known use of scrapple was in 1852

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“Scrapple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of scrapple

: a dish of meat mixed with spices, broth, and boiled cornmeal that is placed in a mold and served sliced and fried


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