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potted meat


cooked canned meat, often creamed, minced, or chipped


Deviled ham, liverwurst, and corned beef are examples of potted meat.

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  • Saying this, he put into my hand some potted meat and fine biscuits, which I found very refreshing.

    Peter the Whaler W.H.G. Kingston
  • Here's one: the other day I was opening a tin of potted meat, and a bit of shrapnel came and took the tin clean out of my hand.

    Up and Down Edward Frederic Benson
  • I had eggs, potted meat and marmalade sandwiches I had made myself.

    Letters from France Isaac Alexander Mack
  • He descended, returning in a minute with a bottle of wine and two tins of potted meat.

    The Harbor Master Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • Make as many as the potted meat will allow, and get the matron to boil half-a-dozen eggs hard.

    Follow My leader Talbot Baines Reed
  • His mind had been completely taken up with the idea of Diana running after omnibuses and lunching cheaply on potted meat.

    The Following of the Star Florence L. Barclay
  • She found some potted meat, spread it on another biscuit, ate it greedily, and finished the pint bottle of champagne.

    Saint's Progress John Galsworthy
  • Let the table be prettily laid at all times, then if you have potted meat and preserves, have them put on the table.

    Culture and Cooking Catherine Owen
  • She had a tray full of all sorts of things in the greenhouse—cakes and jam and potted meat.

    A Patriotic Schoolgirl Angela Brazil

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