[ UK /flˈɪt‍ʃ/ ]
  1. salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork
  2. fish steak usually cut from a halibut
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How To Use flitch In A Sentence

  • At this juncture La Flitche nodded his head in approbation, and she went on. CHAPTER 28
  • A butt flitch is a lengthwise cut from the fat end of the tree (butt), near the base. Would You Pay $25,000 for a Piece of Wood?
  • Namely using hickory smoke not delivered from furnace pipes but welling up, up, in beautiful wreathy spirals, to reach row on row of hams and flitches -- and to be told, by a kind person who did not know she already knew, that their curing was patterned on the old English model -- curing in the smoke of great-throated stone hall chimneys. Dishes & Beverages of the Old South
  • All along the east side of the floor is an external slatted screen of oak shutters supported on a semi-independent frame of oak members flitched to stainless-steel splines.
  • This disparaging opinion was hardly shared by hundreds of other colonists who eagerly converted the pigs into flitches of Bacon which they judged ‘very good.’
  • These companies purchase the quality of logs as dictated by their customers, cut them into flitches and slice them into fancy face veneers
  • Then it is hauled up with a steam winch and towed to a whaling station in some bay on the coast, where it is flitched. From Pole to Pole A Book for Young People
  • It was the same story he had told her, though told now a little more fully, and in nowise did it conflict with the evidence of La Flitche and John. CHAPTER 28
  • Flitches of bacon and 'hands' (_i. e._, shoulders of cured pork, the legs or hams being sold, as fetching a better price) abounded; and for any visitor who could stay, neither cream nor finest wheaten flour was wanting for 'turf cakes' and 'singing hinnies,' with which it is the delight of the northern housewives to regale the honoured guest, as he sips their high-priced tea, sweetened with dainty sugar. Sylvia's Lovers — Volume 1
  • He felt that each tree had a soul, explaining that ‘each flitch, each board, each plank can have only one ideal use.’
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