Usage examples for beef

  1. All the beef to the heels were in. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. The Boer carries on his horse one hundred rounds of ammunition, and rations of sun- dried beef sufficient for four days. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  3. The Typa is filling up so rapidly that we never could get out now without a scrape, and the senior officer perhaps thought it better we should move before we had formed a bar with our beef bones. – Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay
  4. I can give them water, and I can give them beef tea. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  5. End of Project Gutenberg's Louisiana Beef Cattle, by William Carter Stubbs – Louisiana Beef Cattle by William Carter Stubbs
  6. Rosalie kept a light burning, and every now and then mended the little fire, that the beef- tea might be ready whenever her mother wanted it. – A Peep Behind the Scenes by Mrs. O. F. Walton
  7. Some people corn meat by throwing it into their beef barrel for a few days; but this method does not make it so sweet. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  8. I know, but they're more the size of a side of beef! – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  9. About 4 P. M. news was brought that Presquisle and Beef River Forts, which had been established by the French, and were now occupied by the English, had been destroyed by the Indians.... – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  10. Mrs. Field said: Beef, beef- everywhere beef. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  11. I suspect most of the beef I have eaten of late is horse; anyhow, it does not taste like ordinary beef. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  12. The light lunch of cold boiled beef and potatoes was soon disposed of, and then the hour for starting to Sunday school had arrived, bringing with it a great relief, and making Elizabeth completely forget her troubles. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  13. Beef and Mutton Soup. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  14. Because it is the end of beef. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  15. The English child at the leeside of a roast of beef. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang