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tripe


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tripe  \Tripe\,  n.  [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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tripe 
  n  1:  lining  of  the  stomach  of  a  ruminant  (especially  a  bovine) 
  used  as  food 
  2:  nonsensical  talk  or  writing  [syn:  {folderol},  {rubbish},  {trumpery}, 
  {trash},  {wish-wash},  {applesauce}] 




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