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bubble and squeak

n. Chiefly British
Cabbage and potatoes fried together.

[Imitative of the sounds made as it cooks.]

bubble and squeak

n
(Cookery) (in Britain and Australia) a dish of leftover boiled cabbage, potatoes, and sometimes cooked meat fried together
[C18: so called from the sounds of this dish cooking]

bub′ble and squeak′


n.
Brit. potatoes, cabbage, and sometimes meat fried together.
[1765–75]
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Noun1.bubble and squeak - leftover cabbage fried with cooked potatoes and sometimes meat
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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One group of youngsters was passing around a live snake from a Zoolab tour and two large rats called Bubble and Squeek.