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1A dish of eggs prepared by beating them with a little liquid and then cooking and stirring gently.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Gee how early did you get up to be able to prepare the pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon and fried rice?’
- ‘Asher made curried scrambled eggs or curried baked beans for breakfast.’
- ‘Breakfasts ranged from spinach frittata to scrambled eggs, sausage patties and bagels to fresh blueberry rolls.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Saturday morning started with a hearty breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, and French toast.’
- ‘I rarely cook but I'm capable of grilling steak and I make the best scrambled eggs in the world.’
- ‘There were plates full of scrambled eggs, bacon, pancakes, toast and bagels, and breakfast potatoes.’
- ‘Food is basic for the soldiers with breakfast consisting of scrambled eggs, sausage and hash browns or cereal.’
- ‘I ordered scrambled eggs with cheese, bacon, toast, and pancakes.’
2informal Gold braid on a field-grade military officer's cap.
- ‘But just don't offer Mills a cap decorated with scrambled eggs or he could raise a squawk.’
- ‘Watery sun caught the scrambled eggs on a senior Coast Guard cap brim, and I wondered if the wearer was really planning a boat-to-boat transfer.’
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