Definition of Tripe

1. Noun. Lining of the stomach of a ruminant (especially a bovine) used as food.

Generic synonyms: Organs, Variety Meat
Specialized synonyms: Honeycomb Tripe



2. Noun. Nonsensical talk or writing.
Exact synonyms: Applesauce, Codswallop, Folderol, Rubbish, Trash, Trumpery, Wish-wash
Generic synonyms: Drivel, Garbage
Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular

Definition of Tripe

1. n. The large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.

Definition of Tripe

1. Noun. The lining of the large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food. ¹

2. Noun. The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; -- generally used in the plural. ¹

3. Noun. Something disparaged as valueless, especially written works and popular entertainment (movies, television). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tripe

1. a part of the stomach of a ruminant that is used as food [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tripe

1. 1. The large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food. "How say you to a fat tripe finely broiled ?" (Shak) 2. The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; generally used in the plural. Origin: OE. Tripe, F. Tripe; of uncertain origin; cf. Sp. & Pg. Tripa, It. Trippa, OD. Tripe, W. Tripa, Armor. Stripen. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tripe

tripalmitin
tripang
tripangs
triparanol
tripart
triparted
tripartible
tripartient
tripartisan
tripartisanship
tripartite
tripartitely
tripartition
tripartitions
tripaschal
tripe (current term)
tripe-de-roche
tripedal
tripel
tripelennamine
tripelennamine hydrochloride
tripeman
tripemen
tripennate
tripeptidases
tripeptide
tripeptide aminopeptidase
tripeptides
tripeptidyl
tripeptidyl aminopeptidase

Literary usage of Tripe

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

1. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"Broiled tripe. Fresh honeycomb tripe is best for broiling. Wipe tripe as dry as possible, dip in fine cracker dust and olive oil or melted butter, ..."

2. The Picayune Creole Cook Book (1922)
"tripe. tripe tripe, which is the large stomach of ruminating animals, ... To prepare the tripe properly for cooking, wash it carefully in several waters. ..."

3. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"... tripe Fricassee, an Italian Dish — tripe Fricassee, a Philadelphia Dish—Fried tripe CALF'S BRAIN CROQUETTES BOIL two pounds of veal until tender. ..."

4. New Folklore Researches: Greek Folk Poesy by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett (1896)
"Go, my dear, this evening and buy a little tripe that I may cook it to-morrow ... The poor old woman looked on this side and on that, sought the tripe here, ..."

5. Lectures on Sanitary Law by Alexander Wynter Blyth (1893)
"Every tripe boiler shall cause the premises on which his business is carried on at all times to be well and thoroughly ventilated by suitable openings, ..."

6. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"Soused tripe. Boil the tripe, but not quite tender; then put it into salt and water, ... When you dress the tripe, dip it into batter of flour and eggs, ..."

7. Marion Harland's Complete Cook Book: A Practical and Exhaustive Manual of by Marion Harland (1906)
"tripe A much-maligned article, meet for good men's tables. ... Buy from your butcher the prepared tripe—that is, tripe which has been thoroughly cleaned and ..."

8. The Cook's Own Book: Being a Complete Culinary Encyclopedia... With Numerous by N. K. M. Lee (1832)
"tripe. Take care to have fresh tripe; cleanse it well from the fat, and cut it into ... If the tripe has been prepared as it usually is at the tripe shops, ..."

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