Hung beef

the fleshy part of beef slightly salted and hung up to dry; dried beef.

See also: Hung

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
At this he fell to with greater relish than if they had given him francolins from Milan, pheasants from Rome, veal from Sorrento, partridges from Moron, or geese from Lavajos, and turning to the doctor at supper he said to him, "Look here, senor doctor, for the future don't trouble yourself about giving me dainty things or choice dishes to eat, for it will be only taking my stomach off its hinges; it is accustomed to goat, cow, bacon, hung beef, turnips and onions; and if by any chance it is given these palace dishes, it receives them squeamishly, and sometimes with loathing.
Donald, 51, started the Well Hung and Tender burger business after the foot-and-mouth outbreak in 2001, selling his four-week hung beef at farmers' markets in Northumberland and Scotland.
The shop only sells what they make on the premises which includes a range of tasty pies, home cured bacon and locally sourced and hung beef and lamb.
Along with tea they eat bread and butter with slices of hung beef....