flitch

Part of speech: noun

A side ( of a hog) salted and cured.

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Usage examples "flitch":

  1. Flitch, my dear man! - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. If I am not mistaken, A leg of pork, A broken fork, And half a flitch of bacon. - "A Collection of College Words and Customs", Benjamin Homer Hall.
  3. My suspicions of the major's probity were now almost confirmed, for when she offered to vouchsafe him her generosity, by frying a piece of the fish for dinner, he expressed a positive preference for bacon, a good flitch of which he saw in a little cupboard she opened in search of her stew pan. - "The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter", "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams.