Word of the DaySunday, December 04, 2011
\KOL-uhp\ , noun;
A small slice of meat.
A small slice, portion, or piece of anything.
A fold or roll of flesh on the body.
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
Collop is derived from the Middle English word colhoppe meaning “a dish of stewed meat.”
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