3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Flitch \Flitch\, noun; pl. {Flitches}. [OE. flicche, flikke, AS. flicce, akin to Icel. flikki; cf. Icel. fl[imac]k flap, tatter; perh. akin to E. fleck. Cf. {Flick}, noun]

1. The side of a hog salted and cured; a side of bacon. --Swift.

2. One of several planks, smaller timbers, or iron plates, which are secured together, side by side, to make a large girder or built beam.

3. The outside piece of a sawed log; a slab. [Eng.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Flitch \Flitch\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Flitched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flitching}.] [See {Flitch}, noun] To cut into, or off in, flitches or strips; as, to flitch logs; to flitch bacon. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: fish steak usually cut from a halibut

2: salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork [syn: {flitch}, {side of bacon}]

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