top round

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noun

a cut of beef taken from inside the round, which is below the rump and above the upper leg.

Compare bottom round.

Origin of top round

First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for top round

Historical Examples of top round

  • The top-round was left in for an hour, and when the Guide took it carefully out of the pot, it was half-cooked through.

    The Woodcraft Girls at Camp

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy