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Synonyms for flitch

fish steak usually cut from a halibut

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salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork

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From Flitch To Ash, published by Alice Street Editions, is divided into fifteen riffs on art, nature, and the mythology and history of wood carving, and is, as Leslie Brown (her first lover) has described it, "a compact, highly literate meditation on the long, slow process of healing from a terrible loss, the destruction of [her] carvings, turned to ash in a storage fire.
5 IN which current BBC drama series would you find the squabbling Flitch family?
The third chapter presents the work of Valerie Reyna & Charles Brainerd on fuzzy memory and mathematics in the classroom, with commentaries by Graham Flitch and Robert Logie.
She could reach a flitch of bacon or haul a tub of oil with one sweep of her arm in the shop" (83).
In West Wales it was defined as a sow (or tub of butter), a flitch of bacon, three score loaves of wheaten bread (six of fine flour, if wheat grew in the region, but otherwise oaten), bragget, twenty sheaves of oats, and a penny.
Crawford Flitch, whose 1912 book, Modern Dancing and Dancers, discussed St.
the cat is at the flitch and the hound at the hide.
Zadel was "Gaga" to all, though in letters to Djuna she signed herself variously as Corkerditterdillercork or Waedler or Flitch.
The phrase "bringing home the bacon" goes back to 1104 when a couple so impressed the Prior of Little Dunmow with their marital devotion that he awarded them a flitch of bacon.
Look out for damage to the alloy wheels which are spectacularly prone to kerbing and also inspect the car for signs of bent under-bonnet flitch plates or overspray that would indicate accident damage.
From the bath, each flitch is manually "finished" by sawing or grinding off any discolored material or residual bark and planing the cut side to assure a secure fit against the slicing table.
30, 3pm): from Little, McNeil, Secret, M Goodall, Smith, O'Farrell, L Goodall, Hatfield, B Duffy, Sills, Warburton, Sadler, S Duffy, B Horton, Catterson, Tinkler, Flitch, Metcalfe, Rhatigan, Tabbs, Jackson, Wilkinson.
It is said, in 1111AD, a noblewoman offered a prize of a side of bacon, known locally as a flitch, to any man from anywhere in England who could honestly say that he had lived in complete marital harmony for the preceding year and a day.
Everything of value - down to the last flitch of bacon or the dung-heap in the yard - was duly valued and entered.