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- noun Plural form of
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(OK, there were a couple of "neats" in his CES speech.)
A Goodbye to Gates 2008
They would have to take a newspaper from the middle of stack and would ruin the neats stacks I made.
Hickey remarks vanish (revised) EAGEAGEAG 2009
I has randums pichure thingy frum wordpres! neats.
Take a cold roast capon and cut it into thin slices square and small, (or any other roast meat as chicken, mutton, veal, or neats tongue) mingle with it a little minced taragon and an onion, then mince lettice as small as the capon, mingle all together, and lay it in the middle of a clean scoured dish.
Mohammed Dey (1720), getting into a passion with the French consul, exclaimed with more frankness than courtesy: "My mother sold sheeps 'feet, and my father sold neats' tongues, but they would have been ashamed to expose for sale so worthless a tongue as thine."
The Story of the Barbary Corsairs Stanley Lane-Poole
They should then be taken down and rubbed over with a composition of bees'-wax, tallow, and neats-foot oil, [N] and again hung up to allow the grease to sink into the leather.
Fire Prevention and Fire Extinction James Braidwood
Rabelais indulges his spirit of sensuality in wine, in dried neats 'tongues, in Bologna sausages, in Botorgas.
Thus also you may do heifers 'udders, oxe-cheeks, or neats-tongues, being first tender broild or roasted.
And when they stopped for rest at the sign of a bush upon a pole, how they would fall to upon the Martinmas beef, the neats-tongues, the cheesecakes!
I was now resolved to break through all measures to get away; and after sitting down to a monstrous breakfast of cold beef, mutton, neats 'tongues, venison-pasty, and stale-beer, took leave of the family.
The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 Ontario. Ministry of Education