sowbelly
noun Date: 1867 fat salt pork or bacon

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  • sowbelly — ☆ sowbelly [sou′bel΄ē ] n. Informal SALT PORK …   English World dictionary

  • sowbelly — noun Salted pork from the belly of a pig. The process consists of laying a side of bacon, profanely called sowbelly, flat on the ground, and eliminating, by a dexterous use of the knife... mdash; Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society …   Wiktionary

  • sowbelly — /sow bel ee/, n. fat salt pork taken from the belly of a hog. [1865 70, Amer.; SOW2 + BELLY] * * * …   Universalium

  • sowbelly — n. salt pork taken from the belly of a pig carcass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sowbelly — sow•bel•ly [[t]ˈsaʊˌbɛl i[/t]] n. cvb salt pork taken from the belly • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • sowbelly — noun salt pork from the belly of a hog carcass (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑salt pork * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : fat salt pork or bacon : side meat * * * /sow bel ee/, n. fat salt pork taken from the belly of a hog. [1865 70, Amer.; SOW2 + BELLY] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Delaware River and Lancaster Railroad — Locale Pennsylvania Dates of operation 1890 (1892?)–1893 Successor abandoned Track gauge 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) (standard gauge) …   Wikipedia

  • salt pork — noun fat from the back and sides and belly of a hog carcass cured with salt • Hypernyms: ↑pork, ↑porc • Hyponyms: ↑fatback, ↑sowbelly * * * noun : pork cured in salt or brine; specifically …   Useful english dictionary

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