finnan haddie

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fin·nan had·die

 (fĭn′ən hăd′ē)
Smoked haddock. Also called finnan haddock.

[From alteration of Findon or Findhorn, villages of northeast Scotland.]
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fin•nan had•die

(ˈfɪn ən ˈhæd i)
smoked haddock.
[1805–15; literally, haddock of Findhorn, fishing port in Scotland; see -ie]
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Noun1.finnan haddie - haddock usually baked but sometimes broiled with lots of butter
haddock - lean white flesh of fish similar to but smaller than cod; usually baked or poached or as fillets sauteed or fried
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Made using Finnan haddie, onions, water and milk thickened with potato, the good people of Cullen actually changed the soup known as skink - traditionally made with shin or hough of beef.
Finnan Haddie in Milk: 2 or 2 1/2 pounds finnan haddie; 2 tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup milk heated.
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