side of beef

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n side of beef dressed half of a beef carcass
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Usage

In literature:

Who would ever think of a SIDE of any of the supple cat tribe, as we speak of a SIDE of beef?
"Walking" by Henry David Thoreau
There was a time when he would not have known whether he was eating beef or pork with you the other side of the table.
"The Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow" by Jerome K. Jerome
A side of fresh beef to-morrow and three dozen snapper on ice.
"Soldiers Three, Part II." by Rudyard Kipling
A side of feminine beef was also obtained at a low figure.
"Elsie Venner" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Aunty, still clutching a much-bitten section of a beef sandwich, was breathing heavily and swaying from side to side.
"Love Among the Chickens" by P. G. Wodehouse
Hilda Wade knelt on the floor by the girl's side and held a spoonful of beef essence coaxingly to her lips.
"Hilda Wade" by Grant Allen
There were also whole sheep, and sides and quarters of beef.
"The Fat and the Thin" by Emile Zola
So that a still better idea may be formed of the pieces into which a side of beef may be cut, reference should be made to Fig.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
This makes a handsome side dish, and a fine relish accompanying a full dinner of roast beef or any roast.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
A full side of beef materialized against his palm, almost breaking his arm before he could snap it out of the way.
"The Sky Is Falling" by Lester del Rey
The ram walks off and fetches him a swat like hittin' a side of beef with a fourteen-foot board.
"Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters" by Henry Wallace Phillips
Then a side of beef, a can of tea; next a bag of flour, and again an actual keg of sirup.
"Old Man Savarin and Other Stories" by Edward William Thomson
I could eat one side of a beef critter, right now.
"The Grammar School Boys Snowbound" by H. Irving Hancock
In a side of mutton about 19 percent: are trimmings and waste, and in a side of beef 18.5 per cent.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
Author of "Dawn O'Hara," "Buttered Side Down," "Roast Beef Medium," "Personality Plus," "Emma McChesney & Co.," and "Fanny Herself.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
The next morning they killed Dexter Paynes' cow for beef and took their departure down the east side of the river.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
When a sirloin of beef is about three parts roasted, take out the meat from the under side, and mince it nicely.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
You've got no right to come here beefing around about the loss of a few sheep with a breach of contract on your side of the fence.
"The Flockmaster of Poison Creek" by George W. Ogden
The Bavarians came with their "joint," a noble piece of beef hacked off a whole side looted from a butcher's shop.
"The Day of Wrath" by Louis Tracy
On the bed of vegetables place a piece of beef cut from the upper or under side of the round, weighing five or six pounds.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
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In poetry:

Yankee was a bad man, Yankee was a thief,
Yankee came to my house and stole a side of beef;
I went to Yankee's house, Yankee he had fled,
Caught him on the battle-field, and there I killed him dead.
"Yankee Was A Bad Man, Yankee Was A Thief," by Anonymous Americas

In news:

Philippe's corned beef hash and poached eggs with a side of Chinese history.
Brian Pernat of Pernat-Haase Meats moves a side of beef into the cutting room.
Cutting demonstration of a side of beef donated by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association.
Most of the Chicago dogs you've had over the years come from the enormous Vienna Beef plant on the Near North Side.
The massive beef bones, with cole slaw and tomato soup as sides, had just enough of the house barbecue sauce.
Charro chef Aaron Patin will prepare a churrasco beef roast and side dishes inspired by the farmers market at a Taste of the Andes dinner on Oct 12.
A worker moved sides of beef towards the production line at the Cargill meat packing facility in Dodge City, Kansas.
The beef industry in the U.S. A worker moved sides of beef towards the production line at the Cargill meat packing facility in Dodge City, Kansas.
A side of house barbecue sauce accompanies Log Cabin BBQ's pork and beef platter, which is also served with fried okra, cole slaw and hush puppies.
La Bistecca Italian Grille offers Piedmontese beef with a side of class.
Grass-finished beef can command premium prices, but the production side of the equation can be daunting, says Jeff McCutcheon, an Ohio State University Extension educator in Morrow Coun-ty.
Pima County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a shoplifter who stole $150 worth of beef from a southwest-side Walmart Neighborhood Market after getting into a physical confrontation with the store's security guard .
Score the fat cap of the beef with a sharp knife, rub spices into the slits and bottom side of beef.
The menu consists of roast beef and side dishes.
Is missing from the menu, there is a raw bar, new takes on classic steakhouse sides and plenty of beef at this upscale bistro.
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