corned beef

corned beef

  1. Smoke-cured and salted beef.
  2. Beef conserved in tins (cans).
  3. (UK, prison slang, historical) The chief officer of a prison.
    • 1999, Alex Alexandrowicz, David Wilson, The Longest Injustice: The Strange Story of Alex Alexandrowicz
      Steve and I raced for the building and began climbing the wall, before any of the screws knew what was happening. […] The Corned Beef came out first and initiated the ploy to get us down.
  • French: corned-beef
  • German: Corned Beef, Cornedbeef, Corned beef (old spelling), gepökeltes Rindfleisch, Kraftfleisch (regional), Rinderpökelfleisch
  • Portuguese: salgado, bife salgado
  • Russian: солони́на
  • German: Büchsenfleisch
  • Portuguese: bife enlatado
  • Russian: тушёнка
  • Spanish: carne en conserva

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