bully beef


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bully beef

n
(Cookery) tinned corned beef. Often shortened to: bully
[C19 bully, anglicized version of French bouilli, from boeuf bouilli boiled beef]
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Noun1.bully beef - beef cured or pickled in brinebully beef - beef cured or pickled in brine  
boeuf, beef - meat from an adult domestic bovine
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Other poignant reminders include stretchers, battledress buttons, bully beef tins, and army boots.
Seeking funds for Adrian Dale's benefit, he swept through the Vice-Presidents' Enclosure with all the charm, grace and courtesy of Bully Beef on a grumpy day.
He was first in the bully beef barter queue in Sicily, thrown for a loss by vino rosso, midwife at a bambino's birth in Italy, stubbed his toe on the Normandy beach and became D-Day's first casualty thereby.
There was no fresh food, just bully beef and biscuits every day.
c) Empty tins of World War II British Army bully beef
Within a few days everything was coated with mould and the crew subsisted on hard-tack, bully beef and kye - Royal Navy slab cocoa with its frothy coating of fat.
They were as typical of the British Army as the Lee Enfield rifle, Bren Gun and tinned bully beef.
Bully beef was the mainstay of the British and Commonwealth armies in both World Wars.
Operation Bully Beef with a strike-force comprised of the Queen's Own Aberdeen Angus, the First Belted Galloways and the Liver-and-Lights Brigade?
In the First World War this meant a type of canned corned beef known as bully beef, tea, hard biscuits, and stale bread.
Even the troops on the Western Front were given a respite from hostilities in 1914, sharing a tin of bully beef and a plum pudding in No Man's Land.