"rosbif," said the waiter genially, manifesting himself suddenly beside them as if he had popped up out of a trap.
Hardly had they taken their places when Napoleon began to quiz Betsy on the fondness of the English for "rosbif and plum pudding."
Both Mrs. Burton and I want a medicine of rest and roast beef as opposed to rosbif.
Potato salad was next in demand and cooked tongue and rosbif disappeared rapidly.
English tobacco, English rosbif—they advertised these in quaintly worded signs.
Pour dire vrai, however, the rosbif of England is hardly more scientific than the sun-dried meat of the Tartars.
The vulgar French think that the English term for all sorts of roasted meat is rosbif—thus rosbif de mouton—rosbif de porc.