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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We slept in slit trenches and tents, ate bully beef and attacked the Germans.
If you wanted to urinate and otherwise there was an empty bully beef tin on the side of the hole.
I've a little wet home in a trench And the rainstorms continually drench There's the sky overhead, clay or mud for a bed And stone we use as a bench Bully beef and hard biscuits we chew It seems years since we tasted a stew Shells crackle and scare, yet no place can compare With my little wet home in the trenchAnon: My Little dry Home in the West BY mid-summer 1918 the German spring offensives had finally run completely out of steam.
A "trench lunch" was offered to pupils replicating the rations of a WW1 soldier including hard biscuits, maconochie stew, "bully beef " and trench cake.
John Hodgson Lobley's "Fray Bentos" painting - so called because it depicts British Tommies eating bully beef - has adorned a balcony in Huddersfield Drill Hall for many years.
Then, in Stranraer, Paul discovers a legacy of Arctic exploration and an old can of bully beef. He also meets clan chief John MacArthur, of that ilk, who tends a unique garden at Castle Kennedy.
"Why Does Oprah Continue To Bully Beef?" Beef Magazine wrote several years ago and accused Winfrey of using her magazine to publish a hit piece against factory farms, of which the swing states boast more than a few.
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.