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

Recent Examples on the Web

Strangest Thing Since Poutine Spoke & Steele, 123 Illinois St. Eggos would not have had a chance if Eleven tried crispy Waffle Fries smothered in meat loaf, melty Wisconsin cheese curds and sweet and spicy Coca-Cola gravy ($16). Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Eleven tasty ways to celebrate 'Stranger Things' Season 3 in Indianapolis," 1 July 2019 Cook ground pork patties and ground pork mixtures such as meat loaf to 160 °F, and all organ and variety meats (heart, kidney, and liver) to 160 °F. Sasha Henriques, Woman's Day, "What You Need to Know About Reheating Food in the Microwave," 4 Sep. 2015 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

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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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