Examples from the Web for mincemeat
Mincemeat may now be prepared for the holidays; and if kept in a cool place it will have sufficient time to blend and ripen.
If they hadn't been there with their enormous mass to react against we'd all have been mincemeat now along with the Llotta.
This makes it unnecessary to use liquor for keeping the mincemeat.
As for those who remained behind, that very night the Goblins set upon them and mangled them, and munched them to mincemeat.The Giant Crab and Other Tales from Old India|W.H.D. Rouse
They cut Hicks Pasha's army into mincemeat, and they have licked two Egyptian armies down in this neighbourhood.The Dash for Khartoum|George Alfred Henty
British Dictionary definitions for mincemeat
Word Origin and History for mincemeat
1660s, originally in the figurative sense of what someone plans to make of his enemy, an alteration of earlier minced meat (1570s); from mince (v.) + meat (n.). Mince-pie is attested from c.1600; as rhyming slang for "eye" it is attested from 1857.
Idioms and Phrases with mincemeat
see make mincemeat of.