salt pork

pork cured with salt, especially the fat pork taken from the back, sides, and belly.

1715–25 Unabridged
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salt pork
pork, esp the fat pork taken from the back, sides, and belly, that has been cured with salt

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Example sentences
Their name, sea pork is thought to be derived from their close appearance to
  salt pork.
If desired, a generous piece of washed salt pork may be used instead.
Wild mustard is another famous potherb, preferred by many people for cooking
  with fat salt pork.
Scurvy was a serious health problem for sailors whose diet was largely composed
  of rancid salt pork and weevilly sea biscuit.
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