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A mush of ground pork and cornmeal that is set in a mold and then sliced and fried.

[ Diminutive of scrap.]


(Cookery) US scraps of pork cooked with cornmeal and formed into a loaf
[C19: from scrap1]


(ˈskræp əl)

cornmeal mush combined with pork bits, seasoned, and sliced for frying.
[1850–55, Amer.; appar. scrap1]


Similar to Headcheese, except that cornmeal was mixed with the meat. After cooling, the scrapple was usually cut into thin sections and fried.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrapple - scraps of meat (usually pork) boiled with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
loaf - a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape; "meat loaf"; "sugar loaf"; "a loaf of cheese"
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And do you know, at the end, I slept in Bowery lodging-houses and ate scrapple in East-Side feeding-dens, and, on more than one occasion, stood in the bread-line at midnight and pondered whether or not I should faint before I fed.
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proud in a new avenue of pride, as thick as the scrapple on Saturday
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