collop

collop

[kol-uhp]
noun
1.
a small slice of meat, especially a small rasher of bacon.
2.
a small slice, portion, or piece of anything.
3.
a fold or roll of flesh on the body.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English collop(pe), colhoppe, perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Old Swedish kolhuppadher roasted on coals, Swedish kalops, dial. kollops dish of stewed meat

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collop (ˈkɒləp)
 
n
1.  a slice of meat
2.  a small piece of anything
 
[C14: of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish kalops meat stew]

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