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corn beef

noun
1.
corned beef.
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  • We were sometimes furnished with fresh beef, corn beef, and sometimes with rice and vegetable soup.

    The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty
  • He don't do nobody no good & is a cuss to society & a pirit on honest peple's corn beef barrils.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
  • He cooks the smelliest kind of corn beef and cabbage, and eats liver by the—by the cow, and has raw onions with every meal.

    Eve to the Rescue

    Ethel Hueston
  • Marlowe muttered to himself: "Dalish ud Klavan, Irish, corn beef and cabbage."

    Citadel Algirdas Jonas Budrys
  • In very hot weather, it is difficult to corn beef in cold brine before it spoils.

  • Boil it an hour, if not boiled with corn beef put a little salt in the pot.

  • And there was one strip of country where they didnt seem to have anything to eat but corn beef and cabbage.

    Frank Merriwell's Alarm Burt L. Standish
  • I should like a plate of corn beef and cabbage, eggs and bacon, or a slice of cold ham and pickles.

    Our American Cousin Tom Taylor
  • All fresh meat should boil slowly; ham or corn beef should barely simmer.

    Culture and Cooking Catherine Owen

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