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jerked meat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jerked meat meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
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Usage

In literature:

Should the Indians stay to "jerk" their meat, we will be in extreme danger from thirst, as well as of being discovered in our cache.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
It is called `jerking,' and the meat when thus prepared goes by the name of `jerked meat.
"The Desert Home" by Mayne Reid
Thinking that they might not find game there, they made a halt of two days, to lay in a store of jerked meat.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
Sometimes for days they had nothing to eat but the jerked deer-meat.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Breakfast of jerked buffalo meat had been served and the women were adjusting their packs, not without much chatter and apparent confusion.
"Indian Child Life" by Charles A. Eastman
It happened, however, that on that day the sun did not shine very brightly, and it was not hot enough for jerking meat.
"The Plant Hunters" by Mayne Reid
Their days were not all passed in idleness, as they replenished their stores by jerking the meat of both bear and deer.
"The Great Sioux Trail" by Joseph Altsheler
The Indians had killed some caribou early in the season, and jerked the meat.
"The Gaunt Gray Wolf" by Dillon Wallace
Sixty horses they had now, with abundance of jerked horse meat, and a half-dozen Nez Perces guides.
"The Magnificent Adventure" by Emerson Hough
The following two days we spent in hunting buffalo and jerking the meat.
"A Volunteer with Pike" by Robert Ames Bennet
The negro brought forth an old army haversack and from it produced some crackers, jerked meat, and several other articles.
"Three Young Ranchmen" by Ralph Bonehill
The slices of jerked meat, already half-broiled, were at once put aside, and guns were grasped in the place of roasting-sticks.
"The Young Yagers" by Mayne Reid
In order to preserve the meat, it was put through a process of jerking, which was to cut it into strips to be dried by the sun or by heating.
"A Trip to California in 1853" by Washington Bailey
They left the two horses with him, and the remainder of the horse they had killed, jerking the meat for him before they started.
"Early Days in North Queensland" by Edward Palmer
We also employed ourselves in jerking the meat of the elk.
"Oregon and Eldorado" by Thomas Bulfinch
Winter was spent by their caches of roots and salmon; the dried and jerked game meat was said to have been kept in the lodge.
"Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society" by Robert F. Murphy
They said they had spent six weeks there jerking elk-meat for their winter's food.
"American Big-Game Hunting" by Various
Yet if the Presence desired it they could show him the jerked meat, some that Lal had left for the poor.
"The Flower of Forgiveness" by Flora Annie Steel
This is called jerking buffalo, and is a simple and easy process of curing meat.
"The Silent Readers" by William D. Lewis
The moment he saw it he ran to her, hopped up on her hand, jerked his meat over the tines, and at once began to eat.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
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In news:

Jerk seasoning tossed with cooked, boneless, skinless chicken breast meat gives zip to this Caribbean-influenced dinner.
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