fish cake

fish cake
noun
a fried ball or patty of flaked fish and mashed potatoes
Syn: ↑fish ball
Hypernyms: ↑patty, ↑cake
Hyponyms: ↑codfish ball, ↑codfish cake

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noun
: a flattened fish ball

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a fried ball or cake of shredded fish, esp. salt codfish, and mashed potato. Also called fish ball.
[1850-55]

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fish cake or fishˈball noun
A ball or cake of chopped fish and mashed potatoes, fried
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Main Entry:fish

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fish cake,
shredded cooked fish and mashed potatoes, shaped into a cake and fried.

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n. a patty of shredded fish and mashed potato, typically coated in batter or breadcrumbs and fried

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noun, pl ⋯ cakes [count]
: a round fried cake made of a mixture of fish and mashed potatoes

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