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[mass noun] A stew originally made with squirrel or rabbit, but now consisting of chicken and vegetables including onion and tomatoes.
- ‘Burgoo and Brunswick stew may qualify as Southern, but it depends on the extent of their popularity outside of their home states of Kentucky and Virginia.’
- ‘Hash, according to Dad, is ‘a finely blended Brunswick stew,’ basically consisting of finely ground potato, onion, meat, tomato, vinegar and seasonings.’
- ‘After my sandwich, Brunswick stew, and sweet tea, I tried to order ribs, but they were out.’
- ‘Ashbrook and Sater offer an extensive collection of recipes (including two versions of the famous Brunswick stew) and declare: Squirrel meat if properly prepared is truly delicious.’
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