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noun
  1. 1
    American a very thin round piece of potato cooked in hot oil and eaten cold. The British word is crisp

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    1. a.
      British a French fry

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  2. 3
    a small piece of something such as wood or glass, especially when it has broken off something

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    1. a.
      a place on a plate, cup, etc. where a small piece of it has broken off

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creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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