chipped beef

chipped beef
\\-p(t)ˈb-\ noun also chip beef
: smoked dried beef sliced thin

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very thin slices or shavings of dried, smoked beef, often served in a cream sauce.
[1855-60, Amer.]

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noun [noncount]
US : smoked dried beef that is sliced thin

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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