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Definition of slaw

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Recent Examples on the Web Move over Nashville Hot Chicken, Vic Searcy offers his own spin with hot sauce, slaw and herbs from all over. Marc Bona, cleveland, "16 Cleveland-area restaurants, dishes, drinks tied to NFL cities," 27 Apr. 2021 Huge portions of crispy, lemony fish on bread with a sweet slaw on top make for a filling yet refreshing meal ($13). Christina Tkacik,, "What to eat this Sunday at the Baltimore Farmers Market & Bazaar," 8 Apr. 2021 Divide jackfruit among rolls and top with avocado and pineapple slaw. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, "Slow Cooker BBQ Jackfruit Sandwich With Pineapple Slaw," 19 Mar. 2021 Instead of relying on the usual sides, for example, Pêche serves a kumquat slaw with Meyer lemon aioli, homemade tartar sauce, and potatoes with confit garlic, as well as traditional hush puppies. Madeleine Deliee, Southern Living, "New Orleans Restaurants Band Together to Continue Local Lenten Tradition," 19 Mar. 2021 The classic contender for slaw, crunchy, hearty celery root is balanced with pops of tartness and spice from pomegranate seeds and sliced scallions. Los Angeles Times, "Crunchy, cold vegetable salads better without lettuce," 28 Feb. 2021 Today’s unique slaw recipe features carrots and fennel tossed with a citrus dressing. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Fennel supplies carrot slaw with vitamins, fiber and unique flavor," 28 Feb. 2021 Dinners include choice of side, slaw, roll and butter, dessert. Rich Heileman, cleveland, "Icy land shark signifies winter of our discontent: Around The Town," 26 Feb. 2021 Indeed, those Sidewinder fries, piled high with cheese curds, pulled pork, housemade sauce and creamy slaw — along with an overflowing ladle of cheese sauce — would make a fine centerfold for Gluttony Illustrated. Amy Drew Thompson,, "Best Barbecue: 2021 Orlando Sentinel Foodie Awards," 26 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of slaw

1861, in the meaning defined above

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30 Apr 2021

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“Slaw.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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