Definition of Flitch

1. Noun. Fish steak usually cut from a halibut.

Generic synonyms: Fish Steak



2. Noun. Salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork.
Exact synonyms: Side Of Bacon
Terms within: Gammon
Group relationships: Side Of Pork
Generic synonyms: Bacon

Definition of Flitch

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

2. v. t. To cut into, or off in, flitches or strips; as, to flitch logs; to flitch bacon.

Definition of Flitch

1. Noun. The side of an animal, now only a pig when cured and salted; a side of bacon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flitch

1. to cut into strips [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flitch

flirtings
flirtini
flirtinis
flirtish
flirts
flirty
flisk
flisked
fliskier
fliskiest
flisking
flisks
flisky
flist
flitch (current term)
flitched
flitches
flitching
flite
flited
flites
fliting
flits
flitt
flitted
flitten
flitter
flitter-mice
flitter-mouse

Literary usage of Flitch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"In the case of a flitch-plate girder of lung-leaf yellow pine and steel, ... As an illustration of the computation for the strength of a flitch-plate girder ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1870)
"t In the first of these three records a flitch of bacon is mentioned as the reward ... Dunmow, unless the devil help, to follow after the flitch, they never ..."

3. The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters by Horace Walpole, John Wright (1842)
"On the contrary, it is thirty years since the flitch was claimed, ... He so little experts the demand, that the flitch is only hung in effigie over the hall ..."

4. The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters by Horace Walpole, John Wright (1842)
"On the contrary, it is thirty years since the flitch was claimed, ... He so little expects the demand, that the flitch is only hung in effigie over the hall ..."

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