forcemeat
noun Etymology: force (alteration of 2farce) + meat Date: circa 1688 finely chopped and highly seasoned meat or fish that is either served alone or used as a stuffing — called also farce

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  • Forcemeat — is a mixture of ground, lean meat emulsified with fat. The emulsification can be accomplished by either grinding , sieving, or pureeing the ingredients. The emulsification may either be smooth or coarse, depending on the desired consistency of… …   Wikipedia

  • Forcemeat — Force meat , n. [Corrupt. for farce meat, fr. F. farce stuffing. See {Farce}, n.] (Cookery) Meat chopped fine and highly seasoned, either served up alone, or used as a stuffing. [Written also {forced meat}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forcemeat — (n.) also force meat, mincemeat, 1680s, from force to stuff, a variant of FARCE (Cf. farce) (q.v.) + MEAT (Cf. meat) …   Etymology dictionary

  • forcemeat — ► NOUN ▪ a mixture of meat or vegetables chopped and seasoned for use as a stuffing or garnish …   English terms dictionary

  • forcemeat — [fôrs′mēt΄] n. [altered < farce meat < FARCE, vt.] meat or fish chopped up and seasoned, usually for stuffing …   English World dictionary

  • forcemeat — /fawrs meet , fohrs /, n. Cookery. a mixture of finely chopped and seasoned foods, usually containing egg white, meat or fish, etc., used as a stuffing or served alone. Also, farcemeat. [1680 90; force, var. of obs. farce stuffing + MEAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • forcemeat — noun Meat chopped fine and highly seasoned, either served up alone, or used as a stuffing …   Wiktionary

  • forcemeat — Synonyms and related words: aspic, barbecue, boiled meat, bouilli, civet, dressing, farce, flesh, game, hachis, hash, jerky, joint, jugged hare, meat, menue viande, mince, pemmican, pot roast, roast, sausage meat, scrapple, stuffing, venison,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • forcemeat — n. mixture of foods that are finely chopped and seasoned; mixture of ground raw meat or poultry finely chopped and seasoned and bound with eggs; stuffing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forcemeat — noun a mixture of chopped and seasoned meat or vegetables used as a stuffing or garnish. Origin C17: from obs. force to stuff , alt. (influenced by force1) of farce (see farce) …   English new terms dictionary

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