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- n. the meat from a horse
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The flesh of horses used as food.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Food for horses; provender.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the flesh of horses as food
Sen. Conrad Burns gutted the 1971 law protecting them and so they could be sold “for processing and shipment to countries in Europe and Japan, where horsemeat is considered a delicacy.”
Except for the seeds of a plant that looks like flax and that they pulverize, the horsemeat was their only food.
Now I could go google 'horsemeat' but where's the fun in that?
* For example, witness the games over horsemeat plants, budgets, and the USDA.
The fish brought to them, resplendent on a large platter, had a body that bore no relationship to the fine head, while the veal escalope was revealed, beneath the breadcrumbs, to be a thin slice of horsemeat.
The grounds were that horsemeat was associated with pagan Germanic sacrifices.
A lump of horsemeat was staked out near a road and the rangers took turns recording observations in a tiny hide dug into the ground and covered with sticks and spinifex.
I returned The Return of the Native to Merv at the library with blood smears on many of the pages from where I had touched the horsemeat.
The current market price for horsemeat at a Canadian processing plant is 20 to 40 cents per pound.
The initial finds of some 60 skeletons also turned up evidence suggesting lavish funeral feasts, with beef, pork and horsemeat on the menu.