cold cuts

plural noun

Definition of cold cuts

: sliced assorted cold cooked meats

Examples of cold cuts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Arby's chose the three meats based on a customer survey, which found that people wanted cold cuts rather than meat that needs to be reheated, like its iconic roast beef. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, "Now Arby's is selling meat by the pound," 5 Sep. 2020 Philadelphian traditionalists might argue that cold cuts and sharp provolone are requisite, but the folks at Palm City subscribe to their own school of hoagie thought. Omar Mamoon,, "Hoagie heaven at San Francisco wine shop," 19 Aug. 2020 Unions fired back, saying the White House was jeopardizing lives and prioritizing cold cuts over workers’ health. Jill Colvin, The Denver Post, "Trump order keeping meat packing plants open worries unions," 28 Apr. 2020 He is estimated to have stolen $300 worth of meat, cold cuts, snacks and paper products over that time frame. Joan Rusek, cleveland, "Never-on-Sunday serial shoplifter caught: Bainbridge Township Police Blotter," 15 June 2020 The snap and sting of pickled carrots, daikon and chiles mingle with splintering bread, unctuous pâté and meats that are grilled or processed into cold cuts. Los Angeles Times, "Eight great places for takeout banh mi," 8 May 2020 There are the usual tasks — turning on cash registers, stocking the cereal aisle, setting up the cold cuts at the deli counter. New York Times, "Plastic Shields and Homemade Lysol: How a N.Y. Grocery Has Persevered," 6 May 2020 Unions fired back at Trump’s action, saying the White House was jeopardizing lives and prioritizing cold cuts over workers’ health. Brady Mccombs, Anchorage Daily News, "Debate flares over legal protections as businesses open up," 30 Apr. 2020 The maker of Kraft cheeses, Oscar Mayer cold cuts, Planters nuts and other food products said Thursday sales rose to $6.16 billion for the quarter from $5.96 billion a year earlier. Micah Maidenberg, WSJ, "Kraft Heinz Reports Higher Demand for Mac & Cheese, Nuts, Other Staples," 30 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of cold cuts

1855, in the meaning defined above

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8 Sep 2020

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“Cold cuts.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of cold cuts

chiefly US : cold cooked meats (such as turkey, roast beef, or ham) that have been cut into thin slices

cold cuts

noun plural

Kids Definition of cold cuts

: slices of cold cooked meats

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