Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Meat boiled with vegetables, especially in making bouillon; boiled or stewed meat of any kind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Cookery) Boiled or stewed meat; beef boiled with vegetables in water from which its gravy is to be made; beef from which bouillon or soup has been made.

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  • noun meat stewed with juice

Etymologies

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From French bouilli ("boiled")

Examples

  • (in France called bouilli), they fried some thin slices of meat in the lids of their canteens, and concluded the meal with a cup of coffee.

    The Young Franc Tireurs And Their Adventures in the Franco-Prussian War

  • At the dinner-hour there were none to be met upon the stairs but honest folks, who, after having seen the Dauphiness take her soup, went to see the Princes eat their 'bouilli', and then ran themselves out of breath to behold Mesdames at their dessert.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • For the next eighteen days life was supported by a kind of bouilli made from the bones and the skin of the game killed the previous year, and at last, on the 29th October, Dr. Richardson arrived with John Hepburn, only looking thin and worn, and scarcely able to speak above a whisper.

    Celebrated Travels and Travellers Part III. The Great Explorers of the Nineteenth Century

  • At the dinner-hour there were none to be met upon the stairs but honest folks, who, after having seen the Dauphiness take her soup, went to see the Princes eat their 'bouilli', and then ran themselves out of breath to behold Mesdames at their dessert.

    Marie Antoinette — Volume 02

  • At the dinner-hour there were none to be met upon the stairs but honest folks, who, after having seen the Dauphiness take her soup, went to see the Princes eat their 'bouilli', and then ran themselves out of breath to behold Mesdames at their dessert.

    Marie Antoinette — Complete

  • The main dish, or bouilli — a platter of boiled meats and mixed vegetables — follows with gherkins and a variety of mustards and sauces alongside.

    The Pi

  • At the dinner-hour there were none to be met upon the stairs but honest folks, who, after having seen the Dauphiness take her soup, went to see the Princes eat their bouilli, and then ran themselves out of breath to behold Mesdames at their dessert.

    Dining in Public

  • At the dinner-hour there were none to be met upon the stairs but honest folks, who, after having seen the Dauphiness take her soup, went to see the Princes eat their bouilli, and then ran themselves out of breath to behold Mesdames at their dessert.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • In light of the above, I have created a cuir bouilli back plate to my fencing mask.

    Tonight's the knight

  • But in the meantime, we tried some of that bouilli.

    Rebirthing Brillat-Savarin

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  • Preparing the food for a sloop

    Or any adventurous troop,

    You cook down your bouilli

    Until it gets gooey

    Then dry it to portable soup.

    April 15, 2017