fricassee


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fric·as·see

 (frĭk′ə-sē′, frĭk′ə-sē′)
n.
Poultry or meat cut into pieces and stewed in gravy.
tr.v. fric·as·seed, fric·as·see·ing, fric·as·sees
To prepare (poultry or meat) by cutting into pieces and stewing in gravy.

[French fricassée, from Old French, from feminine past participle of fricasser, to fricassee : probably frire, to fry (from Latin frīgere, to roast, fry) + casser, to break, crack (from Latin quassāre, to shake, shatter; see squash2) or Vulgar Latin *coāctiāre, to press together (from Latin coāctus, past participle of cōgere, to drive or bring together; see cogent).]

fricassee

(ˌfrɪkəˈsiː; ˈfrɪkəsɪ; ˈfrɪkəˌseɪ)
n
(Cookery) stewed meat, esp chicken or veal, and vegetables, served in a thick white sauce
vb, -sees, -seeing or -seed
(Cookery) (tr) to prepare (meat) as a fricassee
[C16: from Old French, from fricasser to fricassee; probably related to frire to fry1]

fric•as•see

(ˌfrɪk əˈsi)

n., v. -seed, -see•ing. n.
1. chicken or other meat cut in pieces, lightly sautéed, stewed, and served usu. in a white sauce made with its own stock.
v.t.
2. to prepare as a fricassee.
[1560–70; < Middle French, n. use of feminine past participle of fricasser to cook chopped food in its own juice]

fricassee


Past participle: fricasseed
Gerund: fricasseeing

Imperative
fricassee
fricassee
Present
I fricassee
you fricassee
he/she/it fricassees
we fricassee
you fricassee
they fricassee
Preterite
I fricasseed
you fricasseed
he/she/it fricasseed
we fricasseed
you fricasseed
they fricasseed
Present Continuous
I am fricasseeing
you are fricasseeing
he/she/it is fricasseeing
we are fricasseeing
you are fricasseeing
they are fricasseeing
Present Perfect
I have fricasseed
you have fricasseed
he/she/it has fricasseed
we have fricasseed
you have fricasseed
they have fricasseed
Past Continuous
I was fricasseeing
you were fricasseeing
he/she/it was fricasseeing
we were fricasseeing
you were fricasseeing
they were fricasseeing
Past Perfect
I had fricasseed
you had fricasseed
he/she/it had fricasseed
we had fricasseed
you had fricasseed
they had fricasseed
Future
I will fricassee
you will fricassee
he/she/it will fricassee
we will fricassee
you will fricassee
they will fricassee
Future Perfect
I will have fricasseed
you will have fricasseed
he/she/it will have fricasseed
we will have fricasseed
you will have fricasseed
they will have fricasseed
Future Continuous
I will be fricasseeing
you will be fricasseeing
he/she/it will be fricasseeing
we will be fricasseeing
you will be fricasseeing
they will be fricasseeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fricasseeing
you have been fricasseeing
he/she/it has been fricasseeing
we have been fricasseeing
you have been fricasseeing
they have been fricasseeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fricasseeing
you will have been fricasseeing
he/she/it will have been fricasseeing
we will have been fricasseeing
you will have been fricasseeing
they will have been fricasseeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fricasseeing
you had been fricasseeing
he/she/it had been fricasseeing
we had been fricasseeing
you had been fricasseeing
they had been fricasseeing
Conditional
I would fricassee
you would fricassee
he/she/it would fricassee
we would fricassee
you would fricassee
they would fricassee
Past Conditional
I would have fricasseed
you would have fricasseed
he/she/it would have fricasseed
we would have fricasseed
you would have fricasseed
they would have fricasseed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fricassee - pieces of chicken or other meat stewed in gravy with e.g. carrots and onions and served with noodles or dumplings
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
chicken stew - a stew made with chicken
turkey stew - a stew made with turkey
Verb1.fricassee - make a fricassee of by cooking; "fricassee meats"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
cook - transform and make suitable for consumption by heating; "These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"
Translations

fricassee

[ˈfrɪkəsiː] N (Culin) → estofado m

fricassee

nFrikassee nt

fricassee

[ˌfrɪkəˈsiː] n (Culin) → fricassea
References in classic literature ?
The baked apples and biscuits, excellent in their way, you know; but there was a delicate fricassee of sweetbread and some asparagus brought in at first, and good Mr.
Danglars felt his own not to be very well supplied just then, and gradually the man appeared less ugly, the bread less black, and the cheese more fresh, while those dreadful vulgar onions recalled to his mind certain sauces and side-dishes, which his cook prepared in a very superior manner whenever he said, "Monsieur Deniseau, let me have a nice little fricassee to-day.
She got up a lunch which comprised a leg of mutton, tripe, sausages, a chicken fricassee, sweet cider, a fruit tart and some preserved prunes; then to all this the good woman added polite remarks about Madame, who appeared to be in better health, Mademoiselle, who had grown to be "superb," and Paul, who had become singularly sturdy; she spoke also of their deceased grandparents, whom the Liebards had known, for they had been in the service of the family for several generations.
Before Elizabeth was placed an enormous roasted turkey, and before Richard one boiled, in the centre of the table stood a pair of heavy silver casters, surrounded by four dishes: one a fricassee that consisted of gray squirrels; another of fish fried; a third of fish boiled; the last was a venison steak.
This article not being forthcoming either, he requested to be served with a fricassee of boot-tops and goldfish sauce, and then laughing heartily, gratified his hearers with a very long, very loud, and most melodious bellow.
Could you not procure us a few of those nice little rabbits, and some of those delicious partridges, of which you used to make fricassees at the hotel ?
The great white snails which persons of quality in former times made fricassees of, ate, and said, "Hem, hem
The menu includes a selection of steaks, including Wagyu, Black Angus, and Kobe beef, available in customised sizes and served with side dishes like truffle potato puree and wild mushroom fricassee.
9 Food Michael Kilkie cooks up a treat with chicken and potatoes and seasonal vegetable fricassee.
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The five-course menu will feature a Lobster Monray Raviolo of Tomato, Asparagus, Fontina, and Veal Sweetbreads Fricassee Style.