cold cuts

plural noun

Definition of cold cuts

: sliced assorted cold cooked meats

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The torrent that inundated the galley Dec. 1 destroyed the top oven, subjecting the crew to cold cuts for a week while a $50,000 replacement was flown to Honolulu, the ship’s next port. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, "Meet the icebreaker Polar Star, the neglected stepchild of the U.S. military industrial complex," 17 Aug. 2019 The torrent that inundated the galley Dec. 1 destroyed the top oven, subjecting the crew to cold cuts for a week while a $50,000 replacement was flown to Honolulu, the ship’s next port. Author: Richard Read, Anchorage Daily News, "Meet the icebreaker Polar Star, the neglected stepchild of the U.S. military industrial complex," 17 Aug. 2019 The torrent that inundated the galley Dec. 1 destroyed the top oven, subjecting the crew to cold cuts for a week while a $50,000 replacement was flown to Honolulu, the ship’s next port. Los Angeles Times, "Meet the neglected 43-year-old stepchild of the U.S. military-industrial complex," 2 Aug. 2019 Throw ice packs, cold cuts and freezer pops into this spacious, sturdy cooler, and wheel it out to your personal campground. Kelsey Butler, USA TODAY, "Have a memorable backyard campout tomorrow: items you can order for delivery," 19 July 2019 Visitors will also find parades, a dozen stages set up for concerts and family-friendly activities, and 50 food and drinks stands serving up international and Helvetic cuisine (including cold cuts, sausages, and cheeses) across town. Elizabeth Preske, Smithsonian, "This Wine Festival in Switzerland Only Happens Once a Generation—and It’s Taking Place Right Now," 19 July 2019 Upgrade your typical deli sandwich by piling cold cuts — plus peppery watercress and a flavorful horseradish mayo spread — onto a wrap. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Beef and Horseradish Wraps," 2 July 2019 Kraft Heinz is one of the worst performing stocks of the year, plunging nearly 30% due to concerns about weak demand for its macaroni and cheese and Oscar Mayer cold cuts. Paul R. La Monica, CNN, "Bad news for General Mills: People splurge on pet food but not snacks for themselves," 26 June 2019 There’s the buffet—fruit, vegetables, breads, sweets, hot food, and cold cuts—at the Horizon Court on deck 15. Judy Koutsky, Condé Nast Traveler, "All Your Questions About Taking a Child on an Alaska Cruise, Answered," 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of cold cuts

1855, in the meaning defined above

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cold cuts

noun

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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