Flitches
Flitch 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. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. The outside piece of a sawed log; a slab. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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