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es•cal•lop



Pronunciation: (e-skol'up, e-skal'-), [key]
v.t.
1. to bake (food cut into pieces) in a sauce or other liquid, often with crumbs on top; scallop.
2. to bake (fish, potatoes, etc.) in scallop shells.

n.
1. scallop.
2. Heraldry.a representation of a scallop shell, traditionally associated with pilgrimages and crusades. Also,es•cal'op (for defs. 1–3).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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