One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of food) preserved in salt water.‘corned beef’
- ‘We receive a tremendous number of requests from readers asking where they can buy a corned ham.’
- ‘SPAM is a type of corned meat which was famous in the UK during the war years and immediately post war.’
- ‘Matters worsened when it seemed he would not be attending the annual St Patrick's Day roast, a corned beef-and-cabbage political breakfast held in the Iron Workers union hall in South Boston.’
- ‘Flip on the Food Network, and Emeril will show you how to make corned beef-and-cabbage strudel with a grain-mustard sauce.’
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