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veale (countable and uncountable, plural veales)

  1. Obsolete form of veal.
    • (Can we date this quote?), John Ashton, A Righte Merrie Christmasse[1]:
      Biefe, Mutton, and Porke, shred pies of the best, Pig, veale, goose, and capon, and Turkey well drest.
    • 1663, Samuel Pepys, Diary of Samuel Pepys, September/October 1663[2]:
      And so I to my Lord Crew's, thinking to have dined there, but it was too late, and so back and called at my brother's and Mr. Holden's about several businesses, and went all alone to the Black Spread Eagle in Bride Lane, and there had a chopp of veale and some bread, cheese, and beer, cost me a shilling to my dinner []