corn-beef


corn-beef
cornˈ-beef or corned beef noun
Preserved salted beef
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Main Entry:corn

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  • corn beef — noun beef cured or pickled in brine • Syn: ↑bully beef, ↑corned beef • Hypernyms: ↑beef, ↑boeuf * * * noun : corned beef * * * corned beef. * * * n. corned beef …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn beef — /kɔn ˈbif/ (say kawn beef) noun → corned beef …   Australian English dictionary

  • corn beef — corned beef. * * * …   Universalium

  • corn beef legs — Noun. Legs with mottled, blotchy skin, reminiscent of the meat, corn beef …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Corn — Corn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corned} (k?rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Corning}.] 1. To preserve and season with salt in grains; to sprinkle with salt; to cure by salting; now, specifically, to salt slightly in brine or otherwise; as, to corn beef; to corn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corn. — 1. Cornish. 2. Cornwall. * * * abbrev 1. Cornish 2. Cornwall * * * corn1 «krn», noun, verb. –n. 1. a kind of grain that grows on large ears; maize; Indian corn. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn´like´ — corn1 «krn», noun, verb. –n. 1. a kind of grain that grows on large ears; maize; Indian corn. 2. the plant, a species of cereal grass, that it grows on. 3. = sweet corn. (Cf. ↑sweet corn) 4. any small, hard seed or grain, especially of wheat,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn willie — (ˈ)kȯrn|wilē noun Etymology: corn (as in corn beef) + Willie, nickname for William slang : canned corned beef especially as an army ration …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corn-fed — may refer to: Corn fed beef, beef from cattle that is raised on corn (maize) rather than pasture. As a pejorative: said of a woman, corn fed means one who is strong and healthy, but lacks sophistication, typically an overweight girl or woman from …   Wikipedia

  • Corn — is an English word dating back to Anglo Saxon times or earlier meaning cereal or grain. It commonly refers, in modern American usage, to Indian corn, that is, maize, but can also refer to wheat, barley, rye and so on.Early Modern English… …   Wikipedia


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