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An order or dish of food which can be quickly prepared and served:‘a short order of souvlaki’[as modifier] ‘I'm a short-order cook’
- ‘I grabbed my fiberglass tray, slid it on down to the short-order cook and placed my order.’
- ‘He then became a short-order cook, often working one or two other jobs.’
- ‘This area has two salad bars, two main course lines, and two short-order lines.’
- ‘A short-order cafeteria at the base serves burgers, brats, and fries; on weekends look for the open-air barbecue at the base of Marge's Triple.’
- ‘Hash browns, in the original American short-order style, were also made of cooked potatoes, as are most Indian versions.’
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