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Meat vs. Stuff

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Meatnoun

(uncountable) The flesh (muscle tissue) of an animal used as food.

‘A large portion of domestic meat production comes from animals raised on factory farms.’; ‘The homesteading teenager shot a deer to supply his family with wild meat for the winter.’;

Stuffnoun

(informal) Miscellaneous items or objects; (with possessive) personal effects.

‘What is all that stuff on your bedroom floor?’; ‘He didn't want his pockets to bulge so he was walking around with all his stuff in his hands.’;

Meatnoun

(countable) A type of meat, by anatomic position and provenance.

‘The butchery's profit rate on various meats varies greatly.’;

Stuffnoun

(informal) Unspecified things or matters; trivial details.

‘I had to do some stuff.’;

Meatnoun

Food, for animals or humans, especially solid food. See also meat and drink.

Stuffnoun

The tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object.

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Meatnoun

A type of food, a dish.

Stuffnoun

(archaic) A material for making clothing; any woven textile, but especially a woollen fabric.

Meatnoun

A meal.

Stuffnoun

Abstract substance or character.

Meatnoun

(uncountable) Any relatively thick, solid part of a fruit, nut etc.

‘The apple looked fine on the outside, but the meat was not very firm.’;

Stuffnoun

(informal) Used as placeholder, usually for material of unknown type or name.

‘Can I have some of that stuff on my ice-cream sundae?’;

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Meatnoun

(slang) A penis.

Stuffnoun

(slang) Narcotic drugs, especially heroin.

Meatnoun

(colloquial) The best or most substantial part of something.

‘We recruited him right from the meat of our competitor.’;

Stuffnoun

Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.

Meatnoun

(sports) The sweet spot of a bat or club (in cricket, golf, baseball etc.).

‘He hit it right on the meat of the bat.’;

Stuffnoun

(obsolete) A medicine or mixture; a potion.

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Meatnoun

A meathead.

‘Throw it in here, meat.’;

Stuffnoun

(obsolete) Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash.

Meatnoun

(Australian Aboriginal) A totem, or (by metonymy) a clan or clansman which uses it.

Stuffnoun

(nautical) A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication.

Meatnoun

Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as, the meat of a lobster, a nut, or an egg.

‘And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, . . . to you it shall be for meat.’; ‘Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you.’;

Stuffnoun

Paper stock ground ready for use. When partly ground, it is called half stuff.

Meatnoun

The flesh of animals used as food; esp., animal muscle; as, a breakfast of bread and fruit without meat.

Stuffverb

(transitive) To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess.

‘She stuffed the turkey for Thanksgiving using her secret stuffing recipe.’;

Meatnoun

Dinner; the chief meal.

Stuffverb

(transitive) To fill a space with (something) in a compressed manner.

‘He stuffed his clothes into the closet and shut the door.’;

Meatverb

To supply with food.

‘His shield well lined, his horses meated well.’;

Stuffverb

(transitive) To load goods into (a container) for transport.

Meatnoun

the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

Stuffverb

To sate.

‘I’m stuffed after having eaten all that turkey, mashed potatoes and delicious stuffing.’;

Meatnoun

the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone;

‘black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell’;

Stuffverb

To break. en

Meatnoun

the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience;

‘the gist of the prosecutor's argument’; ‘the heart and soul of the Republican Party’; ‘the nub of the story’;

Stuffverb

To sexually penetrate. en

Meat

Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times.

Stuffverb

See also stuff it.

‘Stuff your stupid rules, I'll do what I like.’;

Stuffverb

(transitive) To cut off another competitor in a race by disturbing his projected and committed racing line (trajectory) by an abrupt manoeuvre.

‘I got stuffed by that guy on the supermoto going into that turn, almost causing us to crash.’;

Stuffverb

To preserve a dead bird or other animal by filling its skin.

Stuffverb

(transitive) To obstruct, as any of the organs; to affect with some obstruction in the organs of sense or respiration.

Stuffverb

(transitive) To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.

Stuffverb

To crowd with facts; to cram the mind of; sometimes, to crowd or fill with false or idle tales or fancies.

Stuffverb

To compress (a file or files) in the StuffIt format, to be unstuffed later.

Stuffverb

(pronominal) To eat, especially in a hearty or greedy manner.

Stuffinterjection

(slang) A filler term used to dismiss explanation.

‘Why are you so sad, Joseph? – Well… stuff.’;

Stuffnoun

Material which is to be worked up in any process of manufacture.

‘For the stuff they had was sufficient for all the work to make it, and too much.’; ‘Ambitions should be made of sterner stuff.’; ‘The workman on his stuff his skill doth show,And yet the stuff gives not the man his skill.’;

Stuffnoun

The fundamental material of which anything is made up; elemental part; essence.

‘Yet do I hold it very stuff o' the conscienceTo do no contrived murder.’;

Stuffnoun

Woven material not made into garments; fabric of any kind; specifically, any one of various fabrics of wool or worsted; sometimes, worsted fiber.

‘What stuff wilt have a kirtle of?’; ‘It [the arras] was of stuff and silk mixed, though, superior kinds were of silk exclusively.’;

Stuffnoun

Furniture; goods; domestic vessels or utensils.

‘He took away locks, and gave away the king's stuff.’;

Stuffnoun

A medicine or mixture; a potion.

Stuffnoun

Refuse or worthless matter; hence, also, foolish or irrational language; nonsense; trash.

‘Anger would inditeSuch woeful stuff as I or Shadwell write.’;

Stuffnoun

A melted mass of turpentine, tallow, etc., with which the masts, sides, and bottom of a ship are smeared for lubrication.

Stuffnoun

Paper stock ground ready for use.

Stuffverb

To fill by crowding something into; to cram with something; to load to excess; as, to stuff a bedtick.

‘Sometimes this crook drew hazel bought adown,And stuffed her apron wide with nuts so brown.’; ‘Lest the gods, for sin,Should with a swelling dropsy stuff thy skin.’;

Stuffverb

To thrust or crowd; to press; to pack.

‘Put roses into a glass with a narrow mouth, stuffing them close together . . . and they retain smell and color.’;

Stuffverb

To fill by being pressed or packed into.

‘With inward arms the dire machine they load,And iron bowels stuff the dark abode.’;

Stuffverb

To fill with a seasoning composition of bread, meat, condiments, etc.; as, to stuff a turkey.

Stuffverb

To obstruct, as any of the organs; to affect with some obstruction in the organs of sense or respiration.

‘I'm stuffed, cousin; I can not smell.’;

Stuffverb

To fill the skin of, for the purpose of preserving as a specimen; - said of birds or other animals.

Stuffverb

To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.

‘An Eastern king put a judge to death for an iniquitous sentence, and ordered his hide to be stuffed into a cushion, and placed upon the tribunal.’;

Stuffverb

To crowd with facts; to cram the mind of; sometimes, to crowd or fill with false or idle tales or fancies.

Stuffverb

To put fraudulent votes into (a ballot box).

Stuffverb

To feed gluttonously; to cram.

‘Taught harmless man to cram and stuff.’;

Stuffnoun

the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object;

‘coal is a hard black material’; ‘wheat is the stuff they use to make bread’;

Stuffnoun

miscellaneous unspecified objects;

‘the trunk was full of stuff’;

Stuffnoun

informal terms for personal possessions;

‘did you take all your clobber?’;

Stuffnoun

senseless talk;

‘don't give me that stuff’;

Stuffnoun

unspecified qualities required to do or be something;

‘the stuff of heros’; ‘you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine’;

Stuffnoun

information in some unspecified form;

‘it was stuff I had heard before’; ‘there's good stuff in that book’;

Stuffnoun

a critically important or characteristic component;

‘suspense is the very stuff of narrative’;

Stuffverb

fill completely;

‘The child stuffed his pockets with candy’;

Stuffverb

press or force;

‘Stuff money into an envelope’; ‘She thrust the letter into his hand’;

Stuffverb

obstruct;

‘My nose is all stuffed’; ‘Her arteries are blocked’;

Stuffverb

overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself;

‘She stuffed herself at the dinner’; ‘The kids binged on icecream’;

Stuffverb

treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting;

‘stuff a bearskin’;

Stuffverb

fill tightly with a material;

‘stuff a pillow with feathers’; ‘The old lady wants to have her dead poodle stuffed by the taxidermist’;

Stuffverb

fill with a stuffing while cooking;

‘Have you stuffed the turkey yet?’;

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