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1940s Mining Life

Meat mincer
Meat mincer
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A mincer was used to mince or grind up cold pieces of cooked meat. Once the meat was minced up it would go further and could feed more people. Often people used minced meat in pies. A mincer could also be used to mince bread, to make large bread crumbs.
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