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scrod

also schrod  (skrŏd)
n. pl. scrod also schrod
A small cod or similar fish, such as haddock or hake, especially one split and boned for cooking.

[Possibly back-formation (influenced by cod codfish) from English dialectal (Cornwall) scrawed fish, from scraw, scroal, to prepare (young fish) by splitting, salting, partial drying, and broiling.]

scrod

(skrɒd)
n
(Animals) US a young cod or haddock, esp one split and prepared for cooking
[C19: perhaps from obsolete Dutch schrood, from Middle Dutch schrode shred (n); the name perhaps refers to the method of preparing the fish for cooking]

scrod

schrod

(skrɒd)

n.
a young Atlantic codfish or haddock, esp. one split for cooking.
[1835–45, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrod - flesh of young Atlantic cod weighing up to 2 pounds; also young haddock and pollock; often broiled
fish - the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
2.scrod - young Atlantic cod or haddock especially one split and boned for cooking
codfish, cod - major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters
References in periodicals archive ?
Young cod are sold as scrod, as are haddock and pollock.
There's linguine, fried shrimp, fried flounder, fried diver sea scallops, New England Channel scrod, veal chop Oscar, white clam chowder brick oven pizza, and even "angry" lobster (which deserves a footnote here).
Sarita's profane humor did not extend to making the cloth into aprons; the wrong kind of person would buy them, the guffawing hopped-up tourist who would just as soon buy a shirt that said I GOT SCROD AT WAYNE'S WHARF.
Talk about a book with the shelf life of fresh-caught scrod.
The first can be used as an all-purpose breader or batter with fillet of sole, scrod, calamari, clams, shrimp, scallops, smelts and lobster.