book tripe

noun

Definition of book tripe

: tripe sense 1a(3) … and frilly-looking book tripe served with fermented bean curd.— Caroline Bates, Gourmet, December 1989

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1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Book tripe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book%20tripe. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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