flitch

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noun \ˈflich\

Definition of flitch

  1. 1 :  a side of cured meat; especially :  a side of bacon

  2. 2 :  a longitudinal section of a log

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Origin and Etymology of flitch

Middle English flicche, from Old English flicce; akin to Old High German fleisk flesh — more at flesh

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