Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A butchers' term for beef cut into small pieces from different parts, lean meat and a small proportion of fat together, and used in making beef stew.

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Examples

  • I lug the pseudoephedrine and stew-meat from the grocery bag.

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  • I, too, was going to suggest adding chickpeas, carrots and potatoes to make this more of a stew-meat and vegetables in one pot.

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  • The American banking system now reminds me of a high production abattoir and the citizen consumers are the old, dry dairy cows funneled up the narrowing ramp and through the single animal doorway, where the human slaughterer awaits with a stun gun and the meat-cutters at their work tables are ready to turn a living thing into stew-meat and hamburger scraps.

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