Definition of Aitchbone

1. Noun. A cut of beef including the H-shaped rump bone.

Generic synonyms: Cut Of Beef



Definition of Aitchbone

1. n. The bone of the rump; also, the cut of beef surrounding this bone.

Definition of Aitchbone

1. Noun. A cut of beef lying above the rump bone ¹

2. Noun. The rump bone itself ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aitchbone

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Literary usage of Aitchbone

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1. The Successful Housekeeper: A Manual of Universal Application, Especially by Milon W. Ellsworth, Tinnie Ellsworth (1882)
"JN carving an aitchbone of beef it is necessary that it should be cut across the grain. In order to do this the knife should follow the line A to B in the ..."

2. Pages from an Adventurous Life by Joyce Emmerson Muddock (1907)
""What can I do for you, Mr aitchbone?" asked the painter sweetly as he continued his supper with the utmost unconcern. "Well, sir, you see it's this way. ..."

3. The Book of Household Management: Comprising Information for the Mistress by Beeton (Isabella Mary) (1888)
"Car- aitchbone or rots and turnips are served with this dish, ... An aitchbone of 10 Ibs., zi hours after the water boils; one of 20 Ibs., 4 hours. ..."

4. Choice dishes at small cost by Arthur Gay Payne (1882)
"Beef, aitchbone of, Salted.—Some persons roast this joint, but we think it far superior salted and boiled as follows:—Take a piece of beef, say, ten pounds, ..."

5. Food: What it is and Does by Edith Greer (1915)
"... sirloin b — cartilage 2 — chuck ribs (6) 50 — top of rump c — shoulder blade 3 — prime ribs (7) and loin 6a — aitchbone or rump piece d— cross ribs BEEF ..."

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