Definition of forcemeat in English:

forcemeat

Line breaks: force|meat
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːsmiːt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A mixture of meat or vegetables chopped and seasoned for use as a stuffing or garnish: pheasant sandwiched between a forcemeat of venison and wild boar [mass noun]: fill the terrine with layers of forcemeat
More example sentences
  • Secondly, savoury mutton pies, usually filled with cutlets and forcemeat, or with caudles of eggs, or ragoos of oysters added after cooking, were also made.
  • Charge three crowns a pound for forcemeat that costs five crowns to make.
  • Not a pistachio in sight, unless they had been pulverised into the porridgey forcemeat around the chunks of chicken.

Origin

late 17th century: from obsolete force 'to stuff', alteration (influenced by the force1 (verb)) of farce, from French farcir (see farce).

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