beef tea


beef tea
n. (British) Bovril, hot drink made of extract of beef given to sick people

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Beef tea — Beef Beef (b[=e]f), a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, beef. [1913 Webster] {Beef tea}, essence of beef, or strong beef broth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beef tea — n. a drink made from beef extract or by boiling lean strips of beef …   English World dictionary

  • beef tea — n [U] a hot drink made from ↑beef that used to be given to people when they were ill …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Beef-Tea — (engl., spr. Bihstih), Aufguß von heißem Wasser auf mageres, in Scheibchen geschnittenes Rindfleisch, mit Gewürz versetzt u. erkaltet, worauf das Wasser abgeschöpft wird. Kann wieder gewärmt u. als Thee getrunken werden …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Beef-tea — (engl., spr. biftih), Fleischtee, sehr starke, aus klein geschnittenem Rindfleisch hergestellte Fleischbrühe …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • beef tea — noun an extract of beef (given to people who are ill) • Syn: ↑Bovril • Hypernyms: ↑infusion, ↑extract * * * noun : a beverage prepared by extracting finely cut lean beef with hot water or by dissolving commercial beef extract in boiling water… …   Useful english dictionary

  • beef tea — /bif ˈti/ (say beef tee) noun an extract of beef made by heating chopped beef in water and straining it …   Australian English dictionary

  • beef tea — Chiefly Brit. See beef bouillon. * * * …   Universalium

  • beef tea — noun Brit. a hot drink made with a beef extract …   English new terms dictionary

  • beef tea — noun (U) a hot drink made from beef 1 (1) that used to be given to people when they were ill …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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