Origin of tripe
Examples from the Web for tripe
These seemingly disparate countries count on a tripe soup to ease the pain of a hangover.
The word “tripe” conjures up some not-so-pleasing connotations.
She had hidden away a small store of provisions—a few dried apples, some beans, a bit of tripe, and a small piece of bacon.Ten American Girls From History|Kate Dickinson Sweetser
Paunch or tripe is excellent food for dogs, and for a continuance I have found nothing agree so well.The Dog|Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
When it is boiling hot put in the tripe, and fry it about ten minutes, till of a light brown.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches|Eliza Leslie
Drain off the butter and serve the tripe dry, garnished with quartered lemons and chopped parsley.The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book|Victor Hirtzler
The Indians prefer the tripe de roche when prepared along with the roe of fish, or when boiled in fish liquor.The Young Voyageurs|Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for tripe
Word Origin for tripe
Word Origin and History for tripe
c.1300, from Old French tripe "entrails used as food" (13c.), of unknown origin, perhaps via Spanish tripa from Arabic therb "suet" (but also said to mean "fold of a piece of cloth"). Applied contemptuously to persons (1590s), then to anything considered worthless, foolish, or offensive (1892).