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umbles

(ˈʌmbəlz)
pl n
(Cookery) another term for numbles
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The real humble pie, also called umble pie, is a pastry stuffed and baked with humbles or umbles, the edible viscera of an animal, typically a game animal such as a deer.
The colours should have had a fresh maidenly charm; but all he could think of were stretched innards, umbles and tripes, grey-pink intestines looped out of a living body; he had a second batch of recalcitrant friars to be dispatched to Tyburn, to be slit up and gralloched by the hangman .
Umbles were considered inferior quality food that were served to the lower classes.
We have taken some of the quirky names of recipes from the original book too, like Rabbit Surprised, Umbles (innards) of Deer and other, frankly, unappetising sounding dishes," said Jenny.
When the posh folk of old Northumberland tucked into their roast venison, everyone else made do with the umbles, deer offal, which consists of the entrails, heart and liver.
Umbles are apparently at their best when baked in a pie with beef suet, apples, currants, sugar, salt, nutmeg and pepper.
But by mistaken word division the word became umble.
WITH regard to Dave Cooper's comments about "humble pie", surely the correct usage would be "umbles" as it was made from umbles.
Crow historically would have been an optional ingredient of umble pie, though the meat was probably more often just boiled.