Meaning of escallop

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. a representation of a scallop shell, traditionally associated with pilgrimages and crusades.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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