Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See jerky2.

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  • n. beef jerky

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Jerked beef; beef cut into long strips and dried in the wind and sun.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Jerked beef; beef cut into strips about an inch thick and dried by exposure to the sun.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

American Spanish, from Quechua ch'arki.

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From the same Quechuan root as jerky, via Spanish.

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