rasher

noun
rash·​er | \ ˈra-shər How to pronounce rasher (audio) \

Definition of rasher

: a thin slice of bacon or ham broiled or fried also : a portion consisting of several such slices

Examples of rasher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Five years ago, Aline and Jack Tabibian moved from Tenafly, N.J., to Edgewater, a borough in Bergen County that is proportioned like a rasher of bacon. Julie Lasky, New York Times, 7 June 2017

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First Known Use of rasher

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rasher

perhaps from obsolete rash to cut, from Middle English rashen

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“Rasher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rasher. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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