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Definition of Beef

Beef

  1. An animal of the genus Bos, especially the common species, B. taurus, including the bull, cow, and ox, in their full grown state; esp., an ox or cow fattened for food.
  2. The flesh of an ox, or cow, or of any adult bovine animal, when slaughtered for food.
  3. Applied colloquially to human flesh.
  4. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, beef.

Beef Quotations

In the Bible it says God has made everything good for man to eat and to wear their skins. Whenever we eat beef, we eat chicken, we have to kill to eat. But at the same time, hunting is a sport. I think it is a great sport... I would say most hunters are Christian men.
Luke Scott

When I cook for my family on Christmas, I make feijoada, a South American dish of roasted and smoked meats like ham, pork, beef, lamb, and bacon - all served with black beans and rice. It's festive but different.
Maya Angelou

I believe that if you don't want to do anything, then sit there and don't do it, but don't expect people to hand you a corn beef sandwich and wash your socks for you and unzip your fly for you.
Shel Silverstein

The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne.
Samuel Johnson

I'm now happily remarried to a good cook, which encourages me to be lazy. I like to think that I'm a new man, but perhaps I'm not. I offset it by doing the ironing, though. She has a small farm in the New Forest with a herd of cattle, so she serves up a steak and kidney pie made with her own beef.
Vince Cable
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Beef Translations

beef in Afrikaans is beesvleis
beef in Dutch is klapstuk, rundvlees
beef in French is boeuf, beuf
beef in German is Speck, meckern, Rindfleisch, Rindfleisch
beef in Portuguese is carne
beef in Spanish is carne de vaca
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