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fry

Fish hatchlings that have attached yolk sacs.

fry

newly hatched fish. Called also larvae.

advanced fry
young fish in the post-yolk stage. Called also alevin.
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At intervals one of her hands raised itself in the air, shook an imaginary frying-pan, and dropped again with a faint thump on the cookery-book in her lap.
They built a fire against the side of a great log twenty or thirty steps within the sombre depths of the forest, and then cooked some bacon in the frying-pan for sup- per, and used up half of the corn "pone" stock they had brought.
The first to captivate and take his fancy were the pots, out of which he would have very gladly helped himself to a moderate pipkinful; then the wine skins secured his affections; and lastly, the produce of the frying-pans, if, indeed, such imposing cauldrons may be called frying-pans; and unable to control himself or bear it any longer, he approached one of the busy cooks and civilly but hungrily begged permission to soak a scrap of bread in one of the pots; to which the cook made answer, "Brother, this is not a day on which hunger is to have any sway, thanks to the rich Camacho; get down and look about for a ladle and skim off a hen or two, and much good may they do you.
The bowl of batter was on the hob and the frying-pan was heating up when we came in.
Then she showed us the way to toss a pancake, giving the frying-pan a quick forward movement with the wrist.
Heat the remaining oil in a small frying-pan, add the tomatoes and sprinkle over the oregano, mixed herbs and seasoning.