bible tripe

noun

Definition of bible tripe

: tripe sense 1a(3) My favorite is No. 14, a wonderfully rich and seductively spicy meat broth poured over noodles and slow-cooked slices of surprisingly tender flank, soft tendon, and bible tripe.— William Rice, Gourmet, February 2003 Not everyone, apparently, cares to be served tendon and bible tripe.— Scott Joseph, Orlando Sentinel, 27 Feb. 2005

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First Known Use of bible tripe

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Bible tripe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bible%20tripe. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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