American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A lobscouse.
- n. A native or resident of Liverpool, England.
- n. The dialect of English spoken in Liverpool.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as lobscouse.
- n. A stew associated with the Liverpool area, usually containing (at least) meat, onions, carrots and potatoes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Naut.) A sailor's dish. Bread
scousecontains no meat; lob scousecontains meat, etc. See lobscouse.
- n. a stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors
- Shortening of lobscouse from the German Labskaus. (Wiktionary)
- Short for lobscouse. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The cook had just made for us a mess of hot "scouse" - that is, biscuit pounded fine, salt beef cut into small pieces, and a few potatoes, boiled up together and seasoned with pepper.”
“The cook had just made for us a mess of hot "scouse" -- that is, biscuit pounded fine, salt beef cut into small pieces, and a few potatoes, boiled up together and seasoned with pepper.”
“'A good example would be Liverpool people's love of 'scouse' - another name for lamb or beef stew.'”
“If you crave nostalgia, try the liver and onions, "scouse" or the corned beef hash with two fried eggs”
“As a scouse pensioner on a flying visit to see our Luke research scientist in the orange capital of Spain, I feel obliged to chide Simon Jenkins for not grasping what another outsider realised about Liverpool.”
“Appearances by Marco Pierre White and Simon Rimmer, restaurant offers and a bistro village on the waterfront go to show that Liverpool is going all out to establish itself as a city where culinary choice is not limited to a pan of scouse or a meat pie at Anfield or Goodison.”
“People in Liverpool used to eat this type of stew called scouse.”
“Dr. TAYLOR: Well, I mean they walk round with T-shirts on saying, you know, Im scouse not English.”
“A west country burr and scouse grumbling as you wander around a medieval village?”
“I just can't imagine this little scouse lad going to [the chief executive] David Gill or the manager [Sir Alex Ferguson] and asking: 'What is going on?”
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