Etymology
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pommes frites (n.)

"fried potatoes," 1872, French, from pomme "potato" (see pome); also see fry (v.).

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long johns (n.)
type of long, warm underwear, 1943, originally made for U.S. GIs in World War II. Earlier as the name of a type of pastry (1919). Also used of sorts of worm, potato, table, sled, etc.
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