Scotch woodcock


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Scotch woodcock

n.
A savory dish consisting of scrambled eggs on toast with anchovies or anchovy paste.

Scotch woodcock

n
(Cookery) hot toast spread with anchovies or anchovy paste and topped with creamy scrambled eggs

Scotch′ wood′cock


n.
toast spread with anchovy paste and topped with scrambled eggs.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.Scotch woodcock - creamy scrambled eggs on toast spread with anchovy paste
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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Personally -- the glories of a fine cheeseboard aside -- I crave a revival of the savoury course, those salty, curried, on-toast snacks, such as scotch woodcock, that were served instead of dessert in 19th-century gentlemen's clubs.