Thousand Island dressing

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Thousand Island dressing

A salad dressing typically made with mayonnaise, chili sauce, ketchup, and finely chopped vegetables such as pickles, bell peppers, green olives, and onions.

[After the Thousand Islands (perhaps in reference to the many small pieces of vegetables in the dressing).]
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Thousand Island dressing

(Cookery) a salad dressing made from mayonnaise with ketchup, chopped gherkins, etc
[probably from the Thousand Islands]
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Thou′sand Is′land dress′ing

mayonnaise seasoned with chopped pickles, pimientos, hard-boiled eggs, etc.
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Noun1.Thousand Island dressing - mayonnaise with chili sauce or catsup and minced olives and peppers and hard-cooked egg
dressing, salad dressing - savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
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