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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.]
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(Cookery) US scraps of pork cooked with cornmeal and formed into a loaf
[C19: from scrap1]
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cornmeal mush combined with pork bits, seasoned, and sliced for frying.
[1850–55, Amer.; appar. scrap1]
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Similar to Headcheese, except that cornmeal was mixed with the meat. After cooling, the scrapple was usually cut into thin sections and fried.
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|Noun||1.||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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