book tripe

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of book tripe was in 1839

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“Book tripe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/book%20tripe. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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