book tripe


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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First Known Use of book tripe

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Book tripe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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