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chipped beef

noun
1.
very thin slices or shavings of dried, smoked beef, often served in a cream sauce.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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Examples for chipped beef
  • Omelets, pancakes and chipped beef on toast are available.
  • Enjoy regional specialties such as creamy chipped beef on toast, crab cakes, and local clams in a green curry sauce.
  • We lived on water, soda crackers, and chipped beef out of tins.
  • Sometimes you have to eat chipped beef until you can afford steak.

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