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rash·er

 (răsh′ər)
n.
1. A thin slice of fried or broiled bacon.
2. A dish or an order of thin slices of fried or broiled bacon.

[Origin unknown.]

rasher

(ˈræʃə)
n
(Cookery) a thin slice of bacon or ham
[C16: of unknown origin]

rash•er

(ˈræʃ ər)

n.
1. a thin slice of bacon or ham for frying or broiling.
2. a serving of three or four slices, esp. of bacon.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rasher - a commercially important fish of the Pacific coast of North Americarasher - a commercially important fish of the Pacific coast of North America
rockfish - marine food fish found among rocks along the northern coasts of Europe and America
Translations
شَريحَة رَقيقَه من لَحْم الخَنْزير
plátek
sült császárszalonna-szelet
òunn sneiî
bryzelis
šķēlīte
ince kesilmiş jambon dilimi

rasher

[ˈræʃəʳ] N a rasher of baconuna loncha de beicon

rasher

[ˈræʃər] n (= slice) → tranche f (= slice of bacon) → tranche f de bacon
an egg and two rashers of bacon → un œuf et deux tranches de bacon

rasher

nStreifen m; rasher of baconSpeckstreifen m

rasher

[ˈræʃəʳ] n a rasher of baconuna fettina di pancetta

rasher

(ˈrӕʃə) noun
a thin slice (of bacon or ham).
References in classic literature ?
He awoke at last, drowsy and lazy, and casting his eyes about in every direction, observed, "There comes, if I don't mistake, from the quarter of that arcade a steam and a smell a great deal more like fried rashers than galingale or thyme; a wedding that begins with smells like that, by my faith, ought to be plentiful and unstinting.
There were eggs without egg-spoons, toast which was leathery from being kept, dried-up rashers, and grounds in the coffee.
That done, they sat down to tea in the bar, where there was an uncommon display of buttered toast, and--in order that they might not grow faint for want of sustenance, and might have a decent halting- place or halfway house between dinner and supper--a few savoury trifles in the shape of great rashers of broiled ham, which being well cured, done to a turn, and smoking hot, sent forth a tempting and delicious fragrance.
It's a curious circumstance,' said Trotty, proceeding in his cookery, with the assistance of the toasting-fork, 'curious, but well known to my friends, that I never care, myself, for rashers, nor for tea.
And here comes in the stout head waiter, puffing under a tray of hot viands--kidneys and a steak, transparent rashers and poached eggs, buttered toast and muffins, coffee and tea, all smoking hot.
He received us in his quietly genial fashion, ordered fresh rashers and eggs, and joined us in a hearty meal.
You are rasher than you imagine," Wingrave declared.
I had rasher sail with a whole brigade of patriarchs than suffer so.
He soon returned, bearing the same in a fresh cabbage-leaf, where it coyly embraced a rasher of ham.
I sat down to my brown loaf, my egg, and my rasher of bacon, with a basin of milk besides, and made a most delicious meal.
And when his appetite declined to carry him more than half-way through the third rasher, he understood.
It is not necessarily a lengthened preparation, being limited to the setting forth of very simple breakfast requisites for two and the broiling of a rasher of bacon at the fire in the rusty grate; but as Phil has to sidle round a considerable part of the gallery for every object he wants, and never brings two objects at once, it takes time under the circumstances.