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prairie oyster

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Definition of prairie oyster in English:

noun

1A drink made with a raw egg and seasoning, drunk as a cure for a hangover.
Example sentences
  • Finally, there are eggs - another favourite ‘cure’ be it in the form of a fried breakfast, omelettes or a ‘prairie oyster’, a drink containing an egg yolk.
2 (prairie oysters) chiefly North American The testicles of a calf cooked and served as food.
Example sentences
  • Sandy from Calgary (visited during the Stampede) has the balls to suggest a quick stop at a certain café for a feed of prairie oysters (bull testicles).
  • Calgary can offer steak rounded out with prairie oysters and washed down with a red-eye, but old New Orleans can rustle up a much bigger spread of crawfish, jambalaya and ribs.
  • Cross-referenced and linked, with plenty of supplemental and anecdotal information, Ray includes everything from the process of getting prairie oysters (it takes balls) to recipes for traditional Mexican insect dishes.

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