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soul food

traditional black American cookery, which originated in the rural South, consisting of such foods as chitterlings, pig knuckles, turnip greens, and cornbread.
Origin of soul food
1960-65, Americanism
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soul-food, adjective Unabridged
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soul food

(informal) food, such as chitterlings or yams, traditionally eaten by Black people in the southern US
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Slang definitions & phrases for soul-food

so's your old man


An exclamation of contempt and defiance, usually reciprocal: the most desperate exercise of so's-your-old-man since polemics began (1925+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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