Definition of Kibbeh
1. Noun. A form of dumpling, from the Levant, made of spiced lamb and bulgur wheat. ¹
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Definition of Kibbeh
1. kibbe [n -S] - See also: kibbe
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Literary usage of Kibbeh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Church Missionary Record by Church Missionary Society (1842)
"... for a few days after we had left the place» they took kibbeh by surprise : and though Caulker himself> and his family, effected their escape, ..."
2. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1901)
"... added to mutton which has been pounded to shreds with a pestle and mortar, forms kibbeh^ the national dish of Syria (see COOKING, $ 3). ..."
3. The Inner Life of Syria, Palestine, and the Holy Land: From My Private Journal by Isabel Burton (1876)
"There are plates full of rice, with bits of meat and fat; a kid roasted whole, stuffed with pistachio nuts; kibbeh, or meat, chopped and mixed with Burgh'ol ..."
4. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"JIBBER THE kibbeh. A cant term for a diabolical trick for decoying vessels on shore for plunder, by tying a lantern to n horse's neck, one of whose legs is ..."
5. Arab and Druze at Home: A Record of Travel and Intercourse with the Peoples by William Ewing (1907)
"A number of smaller dishes completed the repast, such as stuffed cucumber, kibbeh (a preparation resembling white or oatmeal puddings), leban (the ordinary ..."
6. The People of Palestine: An Enlarged Ed. of The Peasantry of Palestine, Life by Elihu Grant (1921)
"kibbeh is a mixture of meat and burghul, bruised together in a mortar until it becomes a jellied mass, when it is pressed into pans, scored off into cakes ..."
7. Five Years in Damascus: With Travels and Researches in Palmyra, Lebanon, the by Josias Leslie Porter (1870)
"Round these were ranged nearly twenty other dishes of various dainties,—fowls, soups, kibbeh, burghul, and a host of others. Round these again were thin ..."