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bully

any of various small freshwater fishes of the genera Gobiomorphus and Philynodon of New Zealand
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One comes up with 10 things to do with bully beef - because that's all they had to eat - but they all tried to recreate a sense of home of civilisation in the trenches.
When I was developing the character I found I had this knack of speaking like an old man and coming up with words like bully beef, to be honest I've no idea where that came from.
Utilising unlikely ingredients, including carrots, tea, coffee and tobacco for paint as well as old bully beef tins and borrowed cement, they fashioned a church.
Guy's superior officer, Fido Hound, is reduced to bartering five cigarettes for one biscuit and one lump of bully beef, and he steals six biscuits from men sleeping in the caves of Creforce Headquarters.
The Canadian troops hated bully beef and often lined the muddy trench walkways with tins of it.
Although quite a varied diet was provided for the troops, based on the contemporary British Army (1910) ration scale, the food served in front line was of course based around bully beef and biscuits as these were the combat rations of the day.
EVERYONE R was glad when that order was issued; the only things we had to carry now, besides rifle and ammunition, were an extra pair of socks and our iron rations which consisted of four army biscuits, a pound tin of bully beef, and a small quantity of tea and sugar.
Commonwealth troops, never adroit with 'foreign' languages, couldn't pronounce the words so they reduced it to bully beef.
A prominent Newcastle and Gateshead butcher, expounded the merits of bully beef to an Evening Chronicle reporter.