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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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First put the frying-pan on the dish, and then tumble both of them over.
At 7 o'clock the coffee was made and the frying-pan was on the back of the stove hot and ready to cook the chops.
Rouletabille took the eggs, which had been brought to him in a bowl, and the meat which was on a dish, placed all carefully beside him in the chimney, unhooked a frying-pan and a gridiron, and began to beat up our omelette before proceeding to grill our beefsteak.
He unpacked his food and got out frying-pan and coffee-pot.
The terrific gong was a frying-pan, hanging on the wall, that rattled and clattered with each leap of the ship.
He was dressed in a greasy flannel gown, with his throat bare; and seemed to be dividing his attention between the frying-pan and the clothes-horse, over which a great number of silk handkerchiefsl were hanging.
Melodious sounds were not long in rising from the frying-pan on the fire, or in seeming, as the firelight danced in the mellow halls of a couple of full bottles on the table, to play appropriate dance-music.
She is rapping on a frying-pan and making the children dance.