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Webster 1913 Edition


Tripe

Tripe

,
Noun.
[OE.
tripe
, F.
tripe
; of uncertain origin; cf. Sp. & Pg.
tripa
, It.
trippa
, OD.
tripe
, W.
tripa
, Armor.
stripen
.]
1.
The large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.
How say you to a fat
tripe
finely broiled ?
Shakespeare
2.
The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; – generally used in the plural.
Howell.

Webster 1828 Edition


Tripe

TRIPE

, n.
1.
Properly, the entrails; but in common usage, the large stomach of ruminating animals, prepared for food.
2.
In ludicrous language, the belly.

Definition 2022


tripe

tripe

See also: tripé

English

Noun

tripe (usually uncountable, plural tripes)

  1. The lining of the large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.
  2. The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; -- generally used in the plural.
  3. Something disparaged as valueless, especially written works and popular entertainment (movies, television).
  4. (single-word sentence, pejorative) that is untrue (sense 3 used with reference to sense 1, the thing being perceived as malodorous)

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Norman

Etymology

From Old French tripe (entrails).

Noun

tripe f (uncountable)

  1. (Jersey) tripe