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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used especially of meats and fish) dried by hanging near a wood fire.

Usage examples (18)
  • This was a smoke-cured ham loosely wrapped in some old sacking.
  • The room was a large apartment with smoke-cured and age-blackened beams in the ceiling.
  • After the Fishing, Gnob and his people, with great store of salmon, sun-dried and smoke-cured, departed for the
  • "That'll do him, Geof," Brodie said, slinging the bag that held his payment-a fat, smoke-cured ham-over his shoulder. for more
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