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forcemeat

[fawrs-meet, fohrs-] /ˈfɔrsˌmit, ˈfoʊrs-/
noun, Cookery.
1.
a mixture of finely chopped and seasoned foods, usually containing egg white, meat or fish, etc., used as a stuffing or served alone.
Also, farcemeat.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; force, variant of obsolete farce stuffing + meat
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British Dictionary definitions for force-meat

forcemeat

/ˈfɔːsˌmiːt/
noun
1.
a mixture of chopped or minced ingredients used for stuffing Also called farce, farcemeat
Word Origin
C17: from force (see farce) + meat
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Word Origin and History for force-meat

forcemeat

n.

also force-meat, "mincemeat," 1680s, from force "to stuff," a variant of farce (q.v.) + meat.

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