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silverside

[sil-ver-sahyd] /ˈsɪl vərˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
Chiefly British. a rump roast of beef, especially one taken from the crown of the rump.
Origin of silverside
1810-1820
1810-20; silver + side1
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  • Austin went to the telephone and called up his house at silverside, saying that he'd be down that evening with a guest.

    The Younger Set Robert W. Chambers
  • Certainly, silverside was most excellently situated for the purpose she had in view.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • She's very much interested in silverside—I've told her so much about it.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • They won ever so many matches, and the silverside Club did so badly.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • The boarders at silverside, who preferred country to town, greatly deplored this suburban growth.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • And for two weeks no word was received from him at silverside.

    The Younger Set Robert W. Chambers
  • The juveniles in question were certainly behaving with a lack of decorum entirely foreign to the former atmosphere of silverside.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • She told Adah Gartley they were nice girls, and would soon improve immensely at silverside. '

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • The changes which were taking place this term at silverside certainly marked a new era in its traditions.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
  • The influx of another school into silverside may certainly endanger our old traditions.

    For the School Colours Angela Brazil
British Dictionary definitions for silverside

silverside

/ˈsɪlvəˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
(Brit & NZ) a coarse cut of beef below the aitchbone and above the leg
2.
Also called silversides. any small marine or freshwater teleost fish of the family Atherinidae, related to the grey mullets: includes the jacksmelt
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