American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Meat, especially beef, that is dark-colored before being cooked.
- n. Meats such as beef that are dark red in colour when uncooked.
- n. uncountable, idiomatic Fresh, inspiring, or inflammatory topics or information.
- n. meat that is dark in color before cooking (as beef, venison, lamb, mutton)
“We could use more trades for meat; those gryphons are eating the larder bare, and red meat fills them up better than herd birds.”
““Mooooooooom,” I whined as she prepared that night’s dinner, something involving red meat and a few token vegetables in a crock pot.”
“The jungle behind him would provide fruit and tubers; the meadow's inhabitants red meat for Farli.”
“The firmer varieties hold their shape on the grill or in the wok, and they work very well as red meat substitutes in barbecues or stir-frys.”
“Cookfires were lit, and a cooking pot bubbled with the smell of red meat as they cooked the terror birds.”
“Not only would it be a welcome change for him from fish, but red meat was better for Farli as well.”
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The bad news: There are possibly tens of thousands of colour collocations in English. The good news is that the pictures retrieved by Wordnik from flickr will probably match the terms this time.
List title totally stolen from she. Right, the stock entry for this list should be a two-word phrase where one of the words denotes a colour; even better if the expression has some metaphoric value...
how red is used
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Words and short phrases with colour names in them
Inspired by hernesheir's Greens list.
Looking for tweets for red meat.