meat safe

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Noun1.meat safe - a safe for storing meatmeat safe - a safe for storing meat    
safe - a ventilated or refrigerated cupboard for securing provisions from pests
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It was now dusk, and after I had routed out some biscuits and a cheese in the bar--there was a meat safe, but it contained nothing but maggots--I wan- dered on through the silent residential squares to Baker Street --Portman Square is the only one I can name--and so came out at last upon Regent's Park.
We made fires to cook oddments pinched from the meat safes that pre-dated fridges and wondered how to roast a rabbit if we caught a rabbit or pluck a pigeon if we caught a pigeon.