baron of beef


noun Chiefly British.

a joint of beef consisting of the two sirloins joined at the backbone; double sirloin.Compare baron(def 4).

Nearby words

  1. barometric error,
  2. barometric pressure,
  3. barometrograph,
  4. barometry,
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  6. baron, michel,
  7. baron-cohen,
  8. baronage,
  9. baroness,
  10. baronet

Origin of baron of beef

First recorded in 1745–55

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British Dictionary definitions for baron of beef

baron of beef

noun

a cut of beef consisting of a double sirloin joined at the backbone
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