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half-cooked

adjective
1.
not cooked thoroughly
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • The very thought of the half-cooked food sickened him––nauseated him.

    Once to Every Man Larry Evans
  • Myleia entered, from the kitchen beyond, with a tray of half-cooked beef.

    Nicanor - Teller of Tales C. Bryson Taylor
  • We paused only long enough to bolt some half-cooked deer-meat.

    A Virginia Scout Hugh Pendexter
  • The half-cooked breakfast and the camp-fires were left deserted.

    The Pioneer Trail Alfred Lambourne
  • He carried it back, a double handful of half-cooked meat, to the others.

  • Her meals were always from thirty to sixty minutes late, and half-cooked at that.

    Miss Billy Married Eleanor H. Porter
  • With my half-cooked meat in my hand, I swung on my knapsack, and we marched away.

    In The Ranks R. E. McBride
  • half-cooked oatmeal is most unwholesome, as well as unpalatable.

    Everyday Foods in War Time

    Mary Swartz Rose
  • Okiok responded with a falsetto chuckle, after which he proceeded to solace himself with a mass of half-cooked blubber.

    Red Rooney R.M. Ballantyne
  • The top-round was left in for an hour, and when the Guide took it carefully out of the pot, it was half-cooked through.

    The Woodcraft Girls at Camp

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy

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