Hung-beef

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Hung-beef beef cured and dried
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Usage

In literature:

There was a bag of ship biscuit; we fried some hung beef, and made a jolly good supper.
"Robbery Under Arms" by Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
He packed the beef back to camp and hung it upon a spruce-tree.
"Riders of the Purple Sage" by Zane Grey
We concluded our Walk with a Glass of Burton-Ale, and a Slice of Hung-Beef.
"The Spectator, Volume 2." by Addison and Steele
We concluded our Walk with a Glass of Burton-Ale, and a Slice of Hung-Beef.
"The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3" by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
First time we cuts up beef, I'll try and chop your tail, anyhow, that I will, if I am hung for it.
"Snarleyyow" by Captain Frederick Marryat
The pickle for pork and hung beef, should be stronger than for legs of mutton.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
There was more beef to him, too, than ever he guessed; and the face was less oval, the jaw more heavily hung.
"Wide Courses" by James Brendan Connolly
On the huge rafters hung their usual store of dried hams, beef, mutton, and flitches of bacon.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
In the shed itself hung great slabs of beef.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
In the shed itself hung great slabs of beef.
"Other Main-Travelled Roads" by Hamlin Garland
First time we cut's up beef, I'll try and chop your tail, anyhow, that I will, if I am hung for it.
"Snarley-yow" by Frederick Marryat
Over the chimney hung several fine hams and pieces of dried beef.
"A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others" by Various
Beef and pork should be well sprinkled, and a few hours afterwards hung to drain, before it is rubbed with the salt.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
It is incomparable for hung beef, hams, or neats' tongues.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
The beef was dried and jetted and hung in the smokehouse.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Put a well-hung pheasant in a buttered stewpan with three ounces of good beef dripping and six ounces of ham cut into dice.
"Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode" by Harriet A. de Salis
And there was the beef hung on one runner, and there were the books hung on the other.
"Fräulein Schmidt and Mr. Anstruther" by Elizabeth von Arnim
If you hung the beef up over it, it would be smoked enough for anyone by the time that it was done.
"Amusement Only" by Richard Marsh
Take that as a relish to your hung beef.
"Matilda Montgomerie" by Major (John) Richardson
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