underdone

Part of speech: adjective

Partially cooked; rare.

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Usage examples "underdone":

  1. There was none of that classic coolness among the people in the hotel which the English have spread everywhere, along with underdone meat and bottled sauces. - "Cæsar or Nothing", Pío Baroja Baroja.
  2. Boil till rather underdone, take off, drain and drop in cold water immediately. - "Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks", Pierre Blot.
  3. Put eggs in boiling water for two minutes, if liked soft or underdone; and three minutes, if liked more done. - "Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks", Pierre Blot.