Definition of Drippings

1. Noun. Fat that exudes from meat and drips off while it is being roasted or fried.

Generic synonyms: Edible Fat
Derivative terms: Drip



Definition of Drippings

1. Noun. (plural of dripping) ¹

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Definition of Drippings

1. dripping [n] - See also: dripping

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drippings

drip tip
drip transfusion
dripless
dripline
drippage
dripped
dripper
drippers
drippier
drippiest
drippily
drippiness
dripping
dripping pan
drippingly
drippings (current term)
dripple
drippy
drips
dripstone
dripstones
dript
driselase
drisheen
drisheens
drites
drith
driting
dritten

Literary usage of Drippings

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1. Our Viceregal Life in India: Selections from My Journal, 1884-1888 by Hamilton Dufferin And Ava (1890)
"And the drippings as we got to it! We all sent for woollen shawls and wrapped up. Wednesday, April ist.—Things got worse and worse all day, until at last, ..."

2. Hints to Housewives: On how to Buy, how to Care for Food (1917)
"THE USE OF drippings AND BUTTER SUBSTITUTES The average American ... Every pound of beef drippings you save takes the place of a pound of expensive butter. ..."

3. Economics of Bridgework: A Sequel to Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1921)
"Protection of metal against brine drippings. 19. Protection of metal against locomotive gases. 20. Causes of paint deterioration. 21. ..."

4. Old New York: Or, Reminiscences of the Past Sixty Years. Being an Enlarged by John Wakefield Francis (1858)
"... pressing forward with his vast projecting shirt frills, discolored with the drippings of his box, and his little brochure of poetry in the other hand, ..."

5. The Rubber Country of the Amazon: A Detailed Description of the Great Rubber by Henry Clemens Pearson (1911)
"... NUT FUEL—WHAT BECOMES OF THE drippings—BRANDING—METHOD- OF COLLECTING "CAMETA"—INDIANS AS NATURAL BOTANISTS—SIZE OF RUBBER TREES—VARIOUS INVENTIONS FOR ..."

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