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cold meat

noun phrase

A cadaver; corpse; dead meat (1819+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • She sliced her small portion of cold meat and placed this on the table.

    The Wall Street Girl Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • Get me a cup, and I'll give you some milk; here is bread and cold meat.'

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • To-night we get cold meat, cake, bread and butter, and tea or cocoa ad lib.

  • There is some cold meat in my haversack, if you are hungry; but I am too tired to eat.

    A Final Reckoning G. A. Henty
  • I said nothing, but slipped back into the hotel and filled my pockets with bread and cold meat.

    Track's End Hayden Carruth
  • Take this half-sovereign and get me some cold meat and beer for supper.

    Tommy and Co. Jerome K. Jerome
  • By the time they had finished the cold meat the hot joint was ready, and they insisted on having a few slices.

    Boscobel: or, the royal oak William Harrison Ainsworth
  • Put on any cold meat there happens to be, and warm up the soup was left from dinner.

    Divided Skates Evelyn Raymond
  • And presently it is brewed and Tim Cannon stands by the table drinking and munching toast and cold meat.

  • For supper they had cold meat, cheese, bread and butter, jam and tea.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie

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