from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. essence of beef, or strong beef broth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An aqueous extract of beef obtained by soaking and heating chopped beef in water, straining it, and seasoning to taste.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an extract of beef (given to people who are ill)
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Has to have beef tea and sal volatile, and kameela drenches twice a day! "
The reason why jelly should be innutritious and beef tea nutritious to the sick, is a secret yet undiscovered, but it clearly shows that careful observation of the sick is the only clue to the best dietary.
Get us a doctor and beef tea and more tar soap and food, but don't you come an inch nearer, Banty, don't.
As we entered the basement or cellar-kitchen of the house, we found many nurses making beef tea for the wounded.