meat loaf


Definition of meat loaf 

: a dish of ground meat seasoned and baked in the form of a loaf

Examples of meat loaf in a Sentence

a slice of meat loaf

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About 30 minutes into cooking, the outside of the meat loaf should be brown. Emily Foxhall, Houston Chronicle, "Recipe: Betty Oglesbee's meatloaf," 20 June 2018 And so on that afternoon, while a suburban mother named Carrie Stracy debated whether to make meat loaf or use the salmon in the refrigerator, her son, Tyler Ruzich, sat in his bedroom and discussed his candidacy. The Washington Post,, "Six teens are running for governor in Kansas, and suddenly it doesn't seem so preposterous," 3 Mar. 2018 The diet was tuna casserole, meat loaf, and Hamburger Helper. Bonnie L. Cook,, "Leon G. Wigrizer, 90, lawyer who helped root out government corruption," 27 Feb. 2018 The potatoes proved to be a smashing success (ha ha!) and went well with the tasty turkey meat loaf. Maria Brown,, "Potatoes a 'smashing' success," 13 Dec. 2017 Visit for a hearty dinner and indulge in dishes including meat loaf wrapped in bacon ($26) and golden peanut curry ($18). Brigid Schulte, miamiherald, "Topping off a resort vacation on Oregon’s Smith Rock | Miami Herald," 4 Nov. 2017 Return to the 400-degree oven and bake meat loaves 10 minutes. Linda Gassenheimer, charlotteobserver, "The perfect fall dinner for 2: Maple-Glazed Meatloaf | Charlotte Observer," 31 Oct. 2017 There's no deep-dish pizza, no meat loaf, no hotdish, no sweet corn on the cob, no pie under a plastic dome. Aimee Levitt, Chicago Reader, "Land & Lake Kitchen muddles midwestern cuisine," 25 Oct. 2017 Among items on the menu every day are chicken wings, meat loaf, smothered pork chop, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn pudding and greens. Nancy Miller, The Courier-Journal, "'The ties that bind you': Angie's Home Cooking is southern to its core," 5 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of meat loaf

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of meat loaf was in 1892

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English Language Learners Definition of meat loaf

: meat that is chopped in very small pieces, mixed with spices, chopped onions, eggs, etc., and baked in the form of a loaf

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