Definitions

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  • n. An Irish food made from boiled pigs' feet.

Etymologies

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Irish crúibíní.

Examples

  • Florence MacCabe takes a crubeen and a bottle of double X for supper every

    Ulysses

  • And a big crubeen for thruppence to be pickin 'while you're able.

    The Galway Races

  • Only thirty pages after pocketing the crubeen and trotter does he arrive at the brothel of Mrs. Cohen, the Circe stand-in.

    'Making the Wrong Joyce': An Exchange

  • Florence MacCabe takes a crubeen and a bottle of double X for supper every Saturday.

    Ulysses

  • In each hand he holds a parcel, one containing a lukewarm pig's crubeen, the other a cold sheep's trotter, sprinkled with wholepepper.

    Ulysses

  • BLOOM: _ (Hides the crubeen and trotter behind his back and, crestfallen, feels warm and cold feetmeat) Ja, ich weiss, papachi.

    Ulysses

  • Before Broadbint knew hwere he was, the pig was up his back and over into his lap; and bedad the poor baste did credit to Corny's thrainin of it; for it put in the fourth speed wid its right crubeen as if it was enthered for the Gordn Bennett.

    John Bull's Other Island

  • He unrolls one parcel and goes to dump the crubeen softly but holds back and feels the trotter.) _ Sizeable for threepence.

    Ulysses

  • _ (With regret he lets the unrolled crubeen and trotter slide.

    Ulysses

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  • "You can tell me at supper. Aunt Oona's having the whole family over for Irish stew and crubeens."

    Crosstalk by Connie Willis, p 27

    February 14, 2017

  • "...there were few dishes Jack Aubrey preferred to soused pig's face, while for his own part Stephen was fond of a pair of cold crubeens."

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Nutmeg of Consolation, 15

    March 6, 2008

  • "In each hand he holds a parcel, one containing a lukewarm pig's crubeen, the other a cold sheep's trotter sprinkled with wholepepper"

    Joyce, Ulysses, 15

    January 28, 2007

  • definition: pig's foot

    January 2, 2007

  • Florence MacCabe takes a crubeen and a bottle of double X for supper every Saturday.

    Joyce, Ulysses, 7

    January 2, 2007