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n. - Edible marine bivalve having a fluted fan-shaped shell that swim by expelling water from the shell in a series of snapping motions; Thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled.

Usage examples (21)
  • The western arch capitals have, as decoration, the rose and escallop shell alternately -- badges of the
  • To honor his Mother, Prince William has added a red scallop shell "escallop gules", prominent in the Spencer ancestors' coats of arms.
  • English sole, sauce tartare; spaghetti or ravioli; escallop of veal, caper sauce; French peas with butter; roast chicken with chiffon salad; ice cream or fried cream;...
  • Mix both parts lightly, and after putting the mixture into an escallop dish pour over it a sauce made as follows: Put two tablespoonfuls of butter into a frying pan, and... for more
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