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boiled dinner

noun, Northern and North Midland U.S.
a meal of meat and vegetables, as of corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes, prepared by boiling.
Origin of boiled dinner
1795-1805, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She boiled dinner in it, resulting in deliciously sweet meat.
  • As an adjunct of the farmer's boiled dinner it is indispensable.

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