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- ‘Eventually, I ordered salmon flavored with honey and soy and served with some kind of cooked cabbage slaw and rice.’
- ‘I had the chicken pot pie, slaw, soup, ice tea and cheesecake.’
- ‘Snappingly fresh cabbage slaw is weighted down by neither gobs of mayonnaise nor more than a gentle tinge of sweetness.’
- ‘Ginger-wasabi mayo and Asian slaw spark the wine's lemony finish.’
- ‘The special slaw builds an array of condiments right into this burger.’
Late 18th century: from Dutch sla, shortened from salade ‘salad’.
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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.