Definition of Leg of lamb

1. Noun. Lamb leg suitable for roasting.

Exact synonyms: Gigot
Generic synonyms: Leg, Lamb Roast, Roast Lamb

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leg Of Lamb

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leg of lamb (current term)
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Literary usage of Leg of lamb

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"... leg of lamb WITH WHITE SAUCE. (ENTREE.) Choose a small plump leg of lamh, not much exceeding five pounds in weight; put it into a vessel nearly of its ..."

2. The Gastronomic Regenerator: A Simplified and Entirely New System of Cookery by Alexis Soyer (1847)
"Boil a leg of lamb quite plain, which will take from an hour and a quarter ... Sailed Leg of Lamb a la Palestine. Boil a leg of lamb, dress it on your dish, ..."

3. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1911)
"She was injured by a barbed tack embedded in a leg of lamb which she was preparing for cooking, and which her husband was alleged to have purchased from the ..."

4. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"Leg of Lamb A hind-quarter of lamb is rarely ever roasted, but if fat and young it is infinitely more juicy and well-flavoured than the fore-quarter, ..."

5. The War Diary of a Diplomat by Lee Meriwether (1919)
"... roast veal, 14; roast pork, 10; mutton for stew, 5.80; leg of lamb, 15; best butter, 9; rice, 3; tapioca, 4.80; flour, 2; dry white beans, 2.20; coffee, ..."

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