tripe

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tripe \Tripe\, noun [OE. tripe, F. tripe; of uncertain origin; cf. Sp. & Pg. tripa, It. trippa, OD. tripe, W. tripa, Armor. stripen.]

1. The large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.

How say you to a fat tripe finely broiled ? --Shak.

2. The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; -- generally used in the plural. --Howell.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

tripe

noun

1: lining of the stomach of a ruminant (especially a bovine) used as food

2: nonsensical talk or writing [syn: {folderol}, {rubbish}, {tripe}, {trumpery}, {trash}, {wish-wash}, {applesauce}, {codswallop}]


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