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British Dictionary definitions for bovril

Bovril

noun
  1. trademark a concentrated beef extract, used for flavouring, as a stock, etc
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Historical Examples

  • Come to my room, Emily, and we will drink some Bovril, and have a talk.

    The Green Carnation

    Robert Smythe Hichens

  • I'll make you a cup of Bovril, and you must lie down on your bed for an hour.

  • He was perhaps thinking of Bovril, or something of the kind.

    Memoirs of a Surrey Labourer

    George Sturt (AKA George Bourne)

  • A cup of bovril and some bread will make quite a nice supper for you.

  • But if you won't have bovril, there is plenty of chevral; it isn't bad.