from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The rump bone, especially of cattle.
- n. The cut of beef containing the rump bone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cut of beef lying above the rump bone
- n. The rump bone itself
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The bone of the rump; also, the cut of beef surrounding this bone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The bone of the buttock or rump in cattle; the cut of beef which includes this bone.
- n. Kerve up the flesh ther up to the hach-bone.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cut of beef including the H-shaped rump bone
Plate No. 10 is this aitchbone, which is first cut from the round, and then the steaks are taken off.
After the aitchbone and steaks have been taken from the round there remain nice pieces for stewing and braising; and still lower the meat and bones are good for soups and jellies.
It was tried in every fashion, — braised brisket, roasted ribs, broiled steaks, filet sauté, boiled aitchbone, &c., — and in all, gave evidence of the fact, that a new meat of surpassing value had been added to the products of the English park.
Boiled beef, either the aitchbone or the silver side of the round; carrots, turnips, suet dumplings, and potatoes: if there is a marrowbone, serve the marrow on toast at the same time.