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Irish stew

noun
  1. a stew usually made of mutton, lamb, or beef, with potatoes, onions, etc.
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Origin of Irish stew

First recorded in 1805–15
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Historical Examples

  • I seldom after it have an appetite, even for Irish-stew or toad-in-the-hole.

    Digby Heathcote

    W.H.G. Kingston


British Dictionary definitions for irish stew

Irish stew

noun
  1. a white stew made of mutton, lamb, or beef, with potatoes, onions, etc
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