from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Meat chopped small; hence, anything chopped or broken into small pieces, literally or figuratively.
- noun The material of which mince-pies are made. Also called
minced meatand mince.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Minced meat; meat chopped very fine; a mixture of boiled meat, suet, apples, etc., chopped very fine, to which spices and raisins are added; -- used in making mince pie.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat
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Franken asked if the word "privacy" was there … in a clean and well-thought out point making mince-meat of the small-brained Republican attacks so far.
Franken asked if the word "privacy" was there ... in a clean and well-thought out point making mince-meat of the small-brained Republican attacks so far.
Obama will be trying to create flowery "new politics" while the Republican machine, funded by billions of dollars of special interests, will make mince-meat of him.
He let the Clintons run all over him, and hence mince-meat politics, as usual.
Or laughs too loudly at a bosss obnoxious joke, or tells his mother-in-law, I love this mince-meat pie, then murmurs to his spouse between burps in the middle of the night: Is she trying to kill me?
That one instant had made mince-meat of my decades long yam dish history and a new tradition was born.
Colbert was hilarious but I did not feel he made "mince-meat" of Ross.
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Hizonner will make mince-meat of her, although, as One London Blogger points out, she is considerably prettier than he is.
And so in truth they did, although so little dreaming it; for no Doone that was ever born, however much of a Carver, might vie with our Annie for mince-meat.