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1The intestines of a calf or sheep, especially when cooked as food. Also: the uterus of a deer; = "gather-bag". Now historical and English regional (south-western).
2A dish made from the cooked intestines of a calf or sheep. Now historical.
Late 15th century; earliest use found in William Caxton (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat. Origin uncertain.
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