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Meaning of FLITCH

Pronunciation:  flich

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork
  2. [n]  fish steak usually cut from a halibut

FLITCH is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: side of bacon
 See Also: bacon, fish steak, gammon, side of pork



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Flitch\, n.; pl. {Flitches}. [OE. flicche, flikke, AS.
    flicce, akin to Icel. flikki; cf. Icel. fl[=i]k flap, tatter;
    perh. akin to E. fleck. Cf. {Flick}, n.]
    1. The side of a hog salted and cured; a side of bacon.
    2. One of several planks, smaller timbers, or iron plates,
       which are secured together, side by side, to make a large
       girder or built beam.
    3. The outside piece of a sawed log; a slab. [Eng.]
  2. \Flitch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flitched}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Flitching}.] [See {Flitch}, n.]
    To cut into, or off in, flitches or strips; as, to flitch
    logs; to flitch bacon.