A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PARM

Mon, 30 Aug '21
Eggplant ___ (cheesy dish, informally)
Wed, 18 Aug '21
Breaded and topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella, for short
Sun, 18 Jul '21
Chicken or veal dish, in brief
Sun, 11 Apr '21
Cheese offered tableside at Italian restaurants, informally