Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of neep.
  • noun mashed swede (turnip in Scotland), especially when served with tatties (potatoes) and haggis.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This is very good, though there is also something wonderful about just plain neeps, or clapshot, with a bit of butter melting on top, a few scallions chopped over all.

    Toast:

  • This is very good, though there is also something wonderful about just plain neeps, or clapshot, with a bit of butter melting on top, a few scallions chopped over all.

    Roots to Beg For: Clapshot Goes to Town

  • If I were, I'm afraid that Monte Pythonesque carryings on would be irresistable, and I'd be too hysterical to eat) neeps is great stuff.

    Toast:

  • If I were, I'm afraid that Monte Pythonesque carryings on would be irresistable, and I'd be too hysterical to eat) neeps is great stuff.

    Roots to Beg For: Clapshot Goes to Town

  • In the form of "neeps" (mashed with butter), rutabaga is a traditional companion of the often derided haggis.

    Roots to Beg For: Clapshot Goes to Town

  • In the form of "neeps" (mashed with butter), rutabaga is a traditional companion of the often derided haggis.

    Toast:

  • In Scotland it is mashed and served as 'neeps' with haggis.

    What I cooked last night.

  • He writes that in Scotland, mashed 'neeps' are offered with strongly-flavoured sausages such as venison; while in Ireland, they are fried in bacon fat and served with a few rashers.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • He writes that in Scotland, mashed 'neeps' are offered with strongly-flavoured sausages such as venison; while in Ireland, they are fried in bacon fat and served with a few rashers.

    What I cooked last night.

  • However, just to confuse matters, the Scots call swedes "neeps", and the Cornish also insist that they are filling their pasties with turnips, when in fact they are swedes.

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