Definition of Biltong

1. Noun. Meat that is salted and cut into strips and dried in the sun.

Generic synonyms: Jerk, Jerked Meat, Jerky
Geographical relationships: Republic Of South Africa, South Africa



Definition of Biltong

1. n. Lean meat cut into strips and sun-dried.

Definition of Biltong

1. Noun. (South Africa) A South African food categorized by strips of lean meat cured by salting and drying. Similar to American beef jerky. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biltong

1. dried and cured meat [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biltong

bilocular capsule
bilocular femoral hernia
bilocular joint
biloculate
biloculine
bilokinase
bilophodont
biloquial
biloquism
biloquist
biloquists
biloquium
bilsted
bilsteds
biltong (current term)
biltongs
bim
bima
bimaculate
bimagnon
bimagnons
bimah
bimahs
bimana
bimanal
bimanous
bimanual
bimanual percussion
bimanual version

Literary usage of Biltong

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1. Elephant-hunting in East Equatorial Africa: Being an Account of Three Years by Arthur H. Neumann (1898)
"... diverting study— Preparation of "biltong"—A triumphant show—Settling a point of honour— A mistaken hardship—Treatment of carriers—Arrival of caravan. ..."

2. How We Kept the Flag Flying: The Story of the Siege of Ladysmith by Donald MacDonald (1900)
"... CHAPTER XII A NIGHT SORTIE News of Buller—Mysterious preparations—biltong—The Lady- smith Lyre—A dash for Long Tom—Blowing up a gun—Exultant volunteers. ..."

3. Briton, Boer and Black, Or Ten Years' Hunting, Trading and Prospecting in by Clement Handley (1906)
"... Vryburg, Mafeking—Over the border—Sport commences—Game-birds as biltong—Adventure with a leopard—A narrow escape— Another meeting with Khama—Crossing ..."

4. Women in South African History: Basus'iimbokodo, Bawel'imilambo / They by Nomboniso Gasa (2007)
"This was a piece of home-made biltong, lovingly made by my aunt and sent to me ... I looked at the biltong, looked at him, looked at the biltong again and ..."

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