scrambled egg

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scrambled egg


scrambled eggs

1. (Cookery) eggs cooked as described at sense 7
2. (Military) slang gold embroidery on the peak of a high-ranking military officer's cap
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scrambled egg(s)

n(pl)Rührei(er) nt(pl)


(ˈskrӕmbl) verb
1. to crawl or climb quickly, using arms and legs. They scrambled up the slope; He scrambled over the rocks.
2. to move hastily. He scrambled to his feet.
3. (with for) to rush, or struggle with others, to get. The boys scrambled for the ball.
4. to distort (a telephone message etc) so that it can only be received and understood with a special receiver.
(sometimes with for) an act of scrambling; a rush or struggle. There was a scramble for the best bargains.
ˈscrambler noun
a device for scrambling telephone messages.
scrambled egg(s)
beaten eggs cooked with milk and butter until thick.
References in classic literature ?
Harris proposed that we should have scrambled eggs for breakfast.
We did not know what scrambled eggs were, and we fancied that it must be some Red Indian or Sandwich Islands sort of dish that required dances and incantations for its proper cooking.
The woman now called to them that supper was ready, so they gathered around the table and Dorothy ate some delicious porridge and a dish of scrambled eggs and a plate of nice white bread, and enjoyed her meal.
He breakfasted with appetite and method, beginning with a slice of melon, and studying a morning paper while he waited for his toast and scrambled eggs.
Breakfast: Elizabeth doling out the scrambled eggs.
It was wrong, of course, for Paul to slip and spill an order of scrambled eggs down the brute's coatsleeve, but who can blame him?
Or should we say, the largest helping of scrambled egg ever cooked in India.
Other guests demanded cornflakes in Carling lager, bacon in porridge, steak and spaghetti, yoghurt with pepper and scrambled egg on toast "with no egg".
Pesto Scrambled Egg with Avocado & Spinach This delightful lunch option is as delicious as it is healthy.
Scrambled egg on toast 2 slices of wholemeal toast (from a small 400g loaf ) topped with scrambled egg, grilled tomatoes and mushrooms fried in a pan sprayed with low-calorie cooking spray.
In the pan, gently smash it with a fork to make it crumble like a scrambled egg.
Those who choose boiled eggs are impulsive and wreckless, and scrambled egg fans are secretive.