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[predicative] Sprinkled with breadcrumbs or grated cheese, or both, and browned.‘lentils and mushrooms au gratin’
- ‘These are the traditional components of potatoes au gratin.’
- ‘I used to do a potato au gratin with mushrooms which I really like.’
Early 19th century: French, literally by grating.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.