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Sunday, December 04, 2011

Definitions for collop

  1. A small slice of meat.
  2. A small slice, portion, or piece of anything.
  3. A fold or roll of flesh on the body.

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Citations for collop
He took up a knife and fork, and collop after collop disappeared. Allan Cunningham, Gowden Gibbie
There was cheesecake and spicecake, along with a most extraordinary dish, exactly like collops of bacon only sweet to the taste... Maria McCann, As Meat Loves Salt
Origin of collop
1350-1400
Collop is derived from the Middle English word colhoppe meaning “a dish of stewed meat.”