Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Jerked beef; beef cut into strips about an inch thick and dried by exposure to the sun.

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

  • noun Jerked beef; beef cut into long strips and dried in the wind and sun.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Western US beef jerky

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[American Spanish, from Quechua ch'arki.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From the same Quechuan root as jerky, via Spanish.

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