side-meat

side meat

noun Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
salt pork and bacon taken from the sides of a hog.

Origin:
1870–75, Americanism

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side meat
 
n
informal (US) salt pork or bacon
 
[C19: so called because it comes from the side of the pig]

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