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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, dish
mincemeatmince‧meat /ˈmɪns-miːt/ noun [uncountable]  1 DFFa mixture of dried fruits that you use to make sweet dishes2 make mincemeat of somebody/something
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mincemeatShe also wants a mincemeat cookie recipe which she saw in a cookbook some 30 years ago.A specially good recipe within my family is the combination of fresh pineapple cubes with fruit mincemeat.She insisted on him staying through my visit, and he made mincemeat of my arguments.This book makes mincemeat of the idea that Reagan was a dunce, amiable or otherwise.As a pie filling it is rich and dark without the cloying and heavy qualities of mincemeat.In winter I fill them with a rich and succulent mincemeat mixture.Stir the brandy into the mincemeat and spoon on to cases.
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