Chiefly British, beef bouillon.
a broth made either by straining water in which bits of lean beef have been cooked or by dissolving beef extract in hot water.
She loves having a fuss made of her, beef tea—chicken—jelly with whipped cream—and fires in her bedroom, little Sybarite.
I’ll Leave It To You Noel Coward
For lunch she drank some beef tea, keeping up the fiction of her indisposition.
Beyond John Galsworthy
When, however, broth and beef tea are used as clysters in such quantities that can be retained, they act most beneficially.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
Molly’s beef tea is bad enough; but mamma’s——What shall I do with the pillow?
Nell, of Shorne Mills Charles Garvice
The beef tea was excellently savory, the fire was warm, and relief from two weeks of pain left a sort of Nirvana of peace.
T. Tembarom Frances Hodgson Burnett
Fortunately there is the beef tea we made, last night, for Mr. Donald.
A Final Reckoning G. A. Henty
Making Liebig’s beef tea warms one, and they like it even from a Christian hand.
Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2) Isabella L. Bird
The orderly brought in a tray with a bowl of beef tea and a glass of wine.
The Curse of Carne’s Hold G. A. Henty
I have ordered you some beef tea, which you must use freely, and by to-morrow I dare say you will be able to take more solid food.
The White Rose of Memphis William C. Falkner
beef tea answers as well; a bowl of chowder quite as well as either.
Methods of Authors Hugo Erichsen
a drink made by boiling pieces of lean beef: often given to invalids to stimulate the appetite
- Beef tomato
noun a very large fleshy variety of tomato Also called beefsteak tomato
- Beef up
an act or instance of strengthening or reinforcing. the flesh of a cow, steer, or bull raised and killed for its meat. an adult cow, steer, or bull raised for its meat. Informal. brawn; muscular strength. strength; power. weight, as of a person. human flesh. Slang. a complaint. an argument or dispute. Slang. to complain; […]
- Beef wellington
a steak fillet covered with pâté de foie gras, then wrapped in pastry and baked. Contemporary Examples She would cook all these 1950s dishes like beef Wellington, scalloped potatoes. Extra Virgin: The Sauciest Show on TV Marlow Stern April 5, 2011
any of several chiefly Australian trees of the genus Casuarina, having feathery branches that lack true foliage leaves. the hard, reddish wood of any of these trees, used for making furniture. Historical Examples We could, by their tracks, see where they had herded together in fear under a beefwood tree not one hundred yards from […]