American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Fry

FRY, v.t. [L. frigo. Gr.]

To dress with fat by heating or roasting in a pan over a fire; to cook and prepare for eating in a fryingpan; as, to fry meat or vegetables.

FRY, v.i.

1. To be heated and agitated; to suffer the action of fire or extreme heat.

2. To ferment, as in the stomach.

3. To be agitated; to boil.

FRY, n.

1. A swarm or crowd of little fish; so called from their crowding, tumbling and agitation. [L. ferveo.]

2. A dish of any thing fried.

3. A kind of sieve. [Not used in America.]

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Fry," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed October 3, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L1RXUI6PB2QSLSX.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Fry." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 3 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L1RXUI6PB2QSLSX.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Fry' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 3 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L1RXUI6PB2QSLSX.