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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A stew of coneys would have made a tasty supplement to their Army rations and bully beef.
We paid him with a tin of bully beef and a cigarette.
They talked 'for a bit, then chancing to look around, I found that half our men were out talking, too, and shaking hands, and giving each other presents of cigarettes, cigars, chocolate, bully beef, and biscuits'.
under your arm, smearing the off-white with pink bully beef,
Behind him Dave, the not so silent drummer, was sporting an outrageous Bully Beef and Chips type 80s haircut.
Gone are the days of bully beef, Machonachie stew, Tickler's plum and apple jam and hard-tack--staples of the First World War.
Apart from talk in a shared language or merely with hands and kindred eyes, the men exchanged gifts, using everything from bully beef and barrels of beer to small mementos.
RSM >harrowing "Germans very eager to exchange almost anything for our bully beef and jam.
When we arrived they gave us tea and bully beef and bread my first experience of bully but not the last.
Mrs Atkinson said she hoped to organise a ration time tea, with bully beef hash and the like, after the service.
Grace and her nurses tore up their petticoats to use as bandages, survived for weeks on bully beef and biscuits and saved the lives of thousands wounded at Lone Pine and the Nek.