mincemeat


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mince·meat

 (mĭns′mēt′)
n.
1. A mixture, as of finely chopped apples, raisins, spices, meat, and rum or brandy, used especially as a pie filling.
2. Finely chopped meat.
Idiom:
make mincemeat of Slang
To destroy utterly: made mincemeat of the opponent's argument.

mincemeat

(ˈmɪnsˌmiːt)
n
1. (Cookery) a mixture of dried fruit, spices, etc, used esp for filling pies
2. (Cookery) minced meat
3. make mincemeat of informal to defeat completely

mince•meat

(ˈmɪnsˌmit)

n.
a diced mixture, as of minced apples, suet, raisins, and sometimes meat, for filling a pie.
Idioms:
make mincemeat of, to destroy utterly.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mincemeat - spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meatmincemeat - spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
concoction, intermixture, mixture - any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients; "he volunteered to taste her latest concoction"; "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"
Translations
خَليط مَفْروم من الفواكِه المُجَفَّفَه
ovocná náplň
frugtmasse
gyümölcsösrumos töltelék
hakk úr rúsínum og öîrum ávöxtum og mör
ovocná plnka
fındıkşeker ve kuru meyve karışımı

mincemeat

[ˈmɪnsmiːt] N (= dried fruit) → conserva f de picadillo de fruta (Brit) (= minced meat) → carne f picada
to make mincemeat of sbhacer picadillo or pedazos a algn

mincemeat

[ˈmɪnsmiːt] n hachis de fruits secs utilisé en pâtisserie
to make mincemeat of sb → faire de qn de la chair à pâté
I can imagine a defence lawyer making mincemeat of him → Je m'imagine bien un avocat de la défense en faire de la chair à pâté.mince pie ntartelette f de Noël (aux fruits secs)

mince

(mins) verb
1. to cut into small pieces or chop finely. Would you like me to mince the meat for you?
2. to walk with short steps, in an unpleasantly dainty or delicate way. She minced over to him.
noun
meat (usually beef) chopped up into small pieces. mince and potatoes.
ˈmincer noun
a machine for mincing meat etc. Could you put the meat in the mincer?
ˈmincing adjective
too dainty or prim. He walked with little mincing steps.
ˈmincingly adverb
ˈmincemeat noun
a mixture of raisins, other fruits etc, usually with suet (used in baking ˌmince-ˈpies).
References in classic literature ?
I stole some bread, some rind of cheese, about half a jar of mincemeat (which I tied up in my pocket-handkerchief with my last night's slice), some brandy from a stone bottle (which I decanted into a glass bottle I had secretly used for making that intoxicating fluid, Spanish-liquorice-water, up in my room: diluting the stone bottle from a jug in the kitchen cupboard), a meat bone with very little on it, and a beautiful round compact pork pie.
We'll make mincemeat of the girl and hash of the chicken and sausage of the dog
Leaving the sexton at the horse's bridle, he drew out the chaise with his own hands, and would have harnessed the horses, but that the post-boy of the village--a soft-hearted, good-for-nothing, vagabond kind of fellow--was moved by his earnestness and passion, and, throwing down a pitchfork with which he was armed, swore that the rioters might cut him into mincemeat if they liked, but he would not stand by and see an honest gentleman who had done no wrong, reduced to such extremity, without doing what he could to help him.
IN our family it was my gran who made the Christmas cakes and mince pies, a few years ago she added a mincemeat cake too her repertoire.
INGREDIENTS 1 large jar mincemeat (about 600g) 2 satsumas, segmented 1 apple, finely chopped Zest of 1 lemon Little icing sugar, for dusting For the pastry: 375g plain flour 260g unsalted butter, softened 125g caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 1 large egg, plus 1 beaten egg for glazing METHOD 1.
Scoop the mincemeat into a bowl and add the satsumas, apple and zest.
r m7 mmBo INGREDIENTS 1 large jar mincemeat (about 600g) 2 satsumas, segmented 1 apple, finely chopped Zest of 1 lemon Little icing sugar, for dusting For the pastry: 375g plain flour 260g unsalted butter, softened 125g caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 1 large egg, plus 1 beaten egg for glazing 5.
The lids were domed up in the middle which made the pies look huge until I bit in and it was only one third filled with mincemeat - in stark contrast to the one on the front of the pack.
NOW I know for definite that health and safety in this country has finally gone completely mad after seeing a notice on jars of mincemeat containing rum and port saying 'not to be sold to persons under the age of 18.
INGREDIENTS: 250g plain flour 150g cold butter, cubed, plus extra for greasing 2 level tsp icing sugar 1 medium egg yolk 250g mincemeat milk for glazing METHOD: Put the flour into a bowl, add the butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mix resembles breadcrumbs.
Ingredients 1 pack of dessert shortcrust pastry (ready rolled if possible) 500g finest quality mincemeat 1 orange, zest only 2-3 tbsp Cointreau or brandy 100g flaked almonds Icing sugar to dust
3 Divide the mincemeat between the pastry cases, using about half a tablespoon for each one.