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corn beef

  1. corned beef.
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Historical Examples of corn beef

  • One tin of corn-beef and one tin of milk were missing, also a broached tin of cocoa still in box.

    In Darkest Africa, Vol. 1; or, The quest, rescue and retreat of Emin, governor of Equatoria

    Henry Morton Stanley

  • Our daily rations from the Commissary was a quart of rice or hard-tack, and a half pound of salt pork or corn-beef.

  • Its disagreeable odour has led to its expulsion from many a house, but corn-beef and cabbage are not to be despised.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood

  • The Army Service Corps constructed a magnificent work with mealy-bags and corn-beef cases—a perfect palace of security.


    H. W. Nevinson