Etymology
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mincemeat (n.)

also mince-meat, "meat chopped small," hence, "anything broken into small pieces," 1660s, originally in the figurative sense (what someone plans to make of his enemy), an alteration of earlier minced meat (1570s); from mince (v.) + meat (n.).

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Definitions of mincemeat

mincemeat (n.)
spiced mixture of chopped raisins and apples and other ingredients with or without meat;
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