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potted meat

noun

cooked canned meat, often creamed, minced, or chipped

Examples

Deviled ham, liverwurst, and corned beef are examples of potted meat.

Word Origin

cooking

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  • I had eggs, potted meat and marmalade sandwiches I had made myself.

    Letters from France Isaac Alexander Mack
  • The tin of potted meat—like some small intelligent animal—ran hastily off the path and dived into a small drain.

    None Other Gods Robert Hugh Benson
  • Tins of potted meat, mushrooms, and other delicacies followed in quick succession.

  • Here's one: the other day I was opening a tin of potted meat, and a bit of shrapnel came and took the tin clean out of my hand.

    Up and Down Edward Frederic Benson
  • And once before my eyes his ready lips sucked the condensed-milk off our tin-opener before plunging it into a tin of potted meat.

  • Saying this, he put into my hand some potted meat and fine biscuits, which I found very refreshing.

    Peter the Whaler W.H.G. Kingston
  • He descended, returning in a minute with a bottle of wine and two tins of potted meat.

    The Harbor Master Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • She found some potted meat, spread it on another biscuit, ate it greedily, and finished the pint bottle of champagne.

    Saint's Progress John Galsworthy
  • Make as many as the potted meat will allow, and get the matron to boil half-a-dozen eggs hard.

    Follow My leader Talbot Baines Reed

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