You get a whole watermelon, and you just bring it home from the store, and you slice into it.
Watching her slice the pound cake, smiling and laughing, was exactly like the television show.
After following Franklin around for three days, investigators recovered DNA taken from a slice of pizza Franklin had been eating.
Dusty paths lined with flickering orange lanterns led us to our final camp, a slice of dramatic Arabian luxury.
There were two telephone bidders fighting it out for the slice.
While passing through these villages, for my share, I received an apple and a slice of white bread and sauce.
Come, man, you must be as hungry as a hawk—a slice of the beef?
You bring the cold mutton in here, and let me have a slice or two.'
Peel, slice them, and fry them brown in butter or nice dripping.
My dear madam, I shall scarcely care to look at any slice of victuals until one o'clock on Sunday, by reason of looking forward.
c.1300, "a fragment," from Old French escliz "splinter, fragment" (Modern French éclisse), a back-formation from esclicier "to splinter, shatter, smash," from Frankish *slitan "to split" or some other Germanic source (cf. Old High German slihhan; see slit (v.)). Meaning "piece cut from something" emerged early 15c. Meaning "a slicing stroke" (in golf, tennis) is recorded from 1886. Slice of life (1895) translates French tranche de la vie, a term from French Naturalist literature.
late 15c., from Middle French esclicier, from Old French escliz (see slice (n.)). Golfing sense is from 1890. Related: Sliced; slicing. Sliced bread introduced 1958; greatest thing since ... first attested 1969.
No matter how thick or how thin you slice it it's still baloney. [Carl Sandburg, "The People, Yes," 1936]