One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1also scrambled eggsA dish of eggs prepared by beating them with a little liquid and then cooking and stirring gently.
- ‘Breakfasts ranged from spinach frittata to scrambled eggs, sausage patties and bagels to fresh blueberry rolls.’
- ‘I ordered scrambled eggs with cheese, bacon, toast, and pancakes.’
- ‘I rarely cook but I'm capable of grilling steak and I make the best scrambled eggs in the world.’
- ‘Whether it's Granny's steak pie or the scrambled eggs your mother used to whip up when you were ill in bed, comfort food is at once nostalgic and soothing.’
- ‘Food is basic for the soldiers with breakfast consisting of scrambled eggs, sausage and hash browns or cereal.’
- ‘Saturday morning started with a hearty breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, and French toast.’
- ‘There were plates full of scrambled eggs, bacon, pancakes, toast and bagels, and breakfast potatoes.’
- ‘A breakfast pizza, for those who have never had the pleasure, is a small ordinary frozen pizza with scrambled eggs and bacon, sausage, or gravy on top.’
- ‘Asher made curried scrambled eggs or curried baked beans for breakfast.’
- ‘Gee how early did you get up to be able to prepare the pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon and fried rice?’
2informal Gold braid on a military officer's cap.‘a thug with ribbon on his chest and scrambled egg on his cap’
cord, cording, braiding, bullion, thread, twine, yarn, tape, binding, rickrack, ribbonView synonyms
- ‘The third aspect of my astonishment concerned the utter drivel the men with scrambled egg on their hats allow their hired hand to send to normally respectable newspapers.’
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