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Quorn

/kwɔːn/
noun
1.
trademark a vegetable protein developed from a type of fungus and used in cooking as a meat substitute
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  • The whole thing was despicable in the eyes of men from the quorn and Cottesmore.

    Marion Fay Anthony Trollope
  • No follower of the "Pytchley" or "quorn" could have lived with him across country.

  • In a while, according to arrangement, Mr. quorn returned, and this broke up our conclave.

    In Direst Peril David Christie Murray
  • From his "quorn" scarf to his Russia leather boots, Gerald was immaculate.

    A Woman's Burden Fergus Hume
  • My father was an old fox-hunting squire in the quorn country.

    A Great Man Arnold Bennett
  • But they tell me she's well known with the quorn and all that sort of thing.

    The Eldest Son Archibald Marshall
  • I'd rather ride a horse with the quorn for a week than in this country for a day.

    Mount Royal, Volume 2 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • "That's above-board," said Mr. quorn, calmly pocketing the letter and returning his glasses to their case.

    In Direst Peril David Christie Murray
  • In this sense it is known throughout the English-speaking world much as the Pytchley and the quorn hunts are known.

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