gatsby

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gatsby (plural gatsbies)

  1. (South Africa) A snack consisting of a baguette filled with french fries, sauce, and other ingredients.
    • 2007, Robyn Cohen, Nearly Finished: A Guide to Home Renovation, page 33:
      Who wants to nag, if you can go to the beach and eat a Gatsby with smoked salmon and cream cheese?
    • 2011, Ken Albala, Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia, page 178:
      A favorite Cape fast food is the gatsby, a large hot dog bun filled with cooked or processed meat, French fries, and sauce, or a salomi, curry wrapped in a roti flat bread.