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 November 29, 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. 29 Nov. 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 29 November 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L1RXUI6PB2QSLSX.