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nounmass nounNorth American
A dish containing both seafood and meat, typically shellfish and steak.
- ‘There's never been a shortage of restaurants on the Oregon coast, most of which cater to tourists with menus heavy on chowder, burgers, and surf and turf.’
- ‘This flavorful way of eating burgers brings new meaning to surf and turf.’
- ‘We eventually delivered their surf and turf for the next day's dinner.’
- ‘Black pudding may be a staple of the classic northern English fry-up but in recent years it has had a glamorous makeover as our chefs team it with fish and seafood in a very upmarket take on surf and turf.’
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