Definition of Short-order

1. Adjective. Of or relating to food that can be prepared quickly. "A short-order cook"

Partainyms: Short Order



Definition of Short-order

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of short order) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Short-order Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Short-order

short-eared owls
short-fall
short-haired
short-handed
short-handled
short-headed
short-jointed
short-leaf pine
short-list
short-listed
short-listing
short-lists
short-lived
short-order (current term)
short-period
short-range
short-run
short-short stories
short-short story
short-sighted
short-sightedness
short-snouted
short-spurred fragrant orchid
short-staffed
short-stop
short-stop bath
short-sword
short-tailed fox

Literary usage of Short-order

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1. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the High Court of Chancery by Henry Maddock, Thomas Huntington (1827)
"The Jurisdiction under the Statute gives the effect or a Decree for a Foreclosure by a short Order, and is the same as if the Cause was brought to a hearing ..."

2. Forms of Decrees in Equity: And of Orders Connected with Them, with by Henry Wilmot Seton (1830)
"V. SHORT ORDER FOR PAYMENT. Upon opening of the matter this day unto the Court by Mr. H. of counsel for the relators, it was alleged, that by an order, ..."

3. Snake Walkers by J. Everett Prewitt (2005)
"Ever since Moe was a short-order cook, he had dreamed of owning his own restaurant with his name on a big sign over the entrance. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer by Great Britain Court of Exchequer (1828)
"A short order was then obtained for the payment, by him, of the money on a given day. That order was also served, and being disobeyed by him,— Martin, H., ..."

5. Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery by Edmund Robert Daniell, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins, Thomas Emerson Headlam (1846)
"The form prescribed by the above Order extended only to cases Short order, of decrees or orders ... A short order of this nature was necessary in all cases, ..."

6. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1834 Be off in a hurry, or I shall fire upon you in short order. WG Simms, ' Guy Rivers,' i ... 1847 If I had my way, I would eject him in short order. ..."

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