Bully beef
Bully Bul"ly (b[.u]l"l[y^]), n., Bully beef Bul"ly beef` (b[.u]l"l[y^] b[=e]f`). [F. bouilli boiled meat, fr. bouillir to boil. See {Boil}, v. The word bouilli was formerly commonly used on the labels of canned beef.] Pickled or canned beef. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • bully beef — noun beef cured or pickled in brine • Syn: ↑corned beef, ↑corn beef • Hypernyms: ↑beef, ↑boeuf * * * noun see bully VI * * * canned or pickled beef. [1865 70] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • bully beef — /ˈbʊli bif/ (say boolee beef) noun Colloquial tinned meat, especially corned beef. {see bully2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bully beef — canned or pickled beef. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • bully beef — noun pickled or canned beef …   Wiktionary

  • bully beef — canned or pickled beef …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bully beef — noun (U) BrE corned beef …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bully beef —  Tinned meat …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Bully Beef and Chips — were fictional characters who had their own strip in the UK comic The Dandy. It started in the 1960s and continued until 1997 . The strip told the story of two warring boys a tall, ugly thug called Bully Beef and a softer, more cunning lad called …   Wikipedia

  • bully — bully1 [bool′ē] n. pl. bullies [orig., sweetheart < Du boel, lover, brother < MHG buole (Ger buhle), lover, prob. orig. dim. of bruder,BROTHER; later infl. by BULL1] 1. a person who hurts, frightens, or tyrannizes over those who are smaller …   English World dictionary

  • Bully — Bul ly (b[.u]l l[y^]), n., Bully beef Bul ly beef (b[.u]l l[y^] b[=e]f ). [F. bouilli boiled meat, fr. bouillir to boil. See {Boil}, v. The word bouilli was formerly commonly used on the labels of canned beef.] Pickled or canned beef. [Webster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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