Definition of Corn beef

1. Noun. Beef cured or pickled in brine.

Exact synonyms: Bully Beef, Corned Beef
Generic synonyms: Beef, Boeuf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corn Beef

cormophyte
cormophytes
cormorant
cormorants
cormose
cormous
cormous plant
corms
cormus
cormuses
corn
corn-cob
corn-cobs
corn-factor
corn-fed
corn beef (current term)
corn borer
corn borer moth
corn bunting
corn buntings
corn cake
corn campion
corn chamomile
corn chip
corn chowder
corn cockle
corn crib
corn cribs
corn dab
corn dance

Literary usage of Corn beef

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1. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"To corn beef, and to " Salt in Snow." Put to each gallon of cold water one quart of rock salt, one ounce of saltpetre, and four ounces of brown sugar—(you ..."

2. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1900)
"corn beef, cabbage, potatoes, bread and pies. Supper.—Beef stew, syrup, bread, coffee, ... Supper.—corn beef hash, syrup, bread, coffee, sugar and milk. ..."

3. Things Mother Used to Make: A Collection of Old Time Recipes, Some Nearly by Lydia Maria Gurney (1913)
"How to corn beef A piece of fresh beef weighing seven or eight pounds is ... corn beef Hash Corned Beef Milk Potatoes Salt and Pepper Lump of Butter Chop ..."

4. The New England Cook Book by Helen Saunders Wright (1912)
"CORNED BEEF Choose a good lean piece of corn beef weighing 12 pounds. Wash carefully, place in pot and cover with cold water. Let it boil slowly for 6 hours ..."

5. The Picayune Creole Cook Book (1922)
"Put the corn beef on to boil in a large pot of cold water. ... corn beef is also served with cabbage, but never boil the cabbage in the beef as both will ..."

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