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flitch

 (flĭch)
n.
1. A salted and cured side of bacon.
2. A longitudinal cut from the trunk of a tree.
3. One of several planks secured together to form a single beam.

[Middle English flicche, from Old English flicce.]

flitch

(flɪtʃ)
n
1. (Cookery) a side of pork salted and cured
2. (Cookery) a steak cut from the side of certain fishes, esp halibut
3. (Building) a piece of timber cut lengthways from a tree trunk, esp one that is larger than 4 by 12 inches
vb
(Building) (tr) to cut (a tree trunk) into flitches
[Old English flicce; related to Old Norse flikki, Middle Low German vlicke, Norwegian flika; see flesh]

flitch

(flɪtʃ)

n.
1. a side of bacon salted and cured.
2.
a. a piece, as a board, bolted together with others to form a beam.
b. a thin piece of wood, as a veneer.
c. a bundle of veneers, arranged as cut from the log.
[before 900; Middle English flicche, Old English flicca; c. Middle Low German vlicke, Old Norse flikki]

flitch


Past participle: flitched
Gerund: flitching

Imperative
flitch
flitch
Present
I flitch
you flitch
he/she/it flitches
we flitch
you flitch
they flitch
Preterite
I flitched
you flitched
he/she/it flitched
we flitched
you flitched
they flitched
Present Continuous
I am flitching
you are flitching
he/she/it is flitching
we are flitching
you are flitching
they are flitching
Present Perfect
I have flitched
you have flitched
he/she/it has flitched
we have flitched
you have flitched
they have flitched
Past Continuous
I was flitching
you were flitching
he/she/it was flitching
we were flitching
you were flitching
they were flitching
Past Perfect
I had flitched
you had flitched
he/she/it had flitched
we had flitched
you had flitched
they had flitched
Future
I will flitch
you will flitch
he/she/it will flitch
we will flitch
you will flitch
they will flitch
Future Perfect
I will have flitched
you will have flitched
he/she/it will have flitched
we will have flitched
you will have flitched
they will have flitched
Future Continuous
I will be flitching
you will be flitching
he/she/it will be flitching
we will be flitching
you will be flitching
they will be flitching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been flitching
you have been flitching
he/she/it has been flitching
we have been flitching
you have been flitching
they have been flitching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been flitching
you will have been flitching
he/she/it will have been flitching
we will have been flitching
you will have been flitching
they will have been flitching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been flitching
you had been flitching
he/she/it had been flitching
we had been flitching
you had been flitching
they had been flitching
Conditional
I would flitch
you would flitch
he/she/it would flitch
we would flitch
you would flitch
they would flitch
Past Conditional
I would have flitched
you would have flitched
he/she/it would have flitched
we would have flitched
you would have flitched
they would have flitched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flitch - fish steak usually cut from a halibut
fish steak - cross-section slice of a large fish
2.flitch - salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork
gammon - hind portion of a side of bacon
side of pork - dressed half of a hog carcass
bacon - back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
Translations

flitch

[flɪtʃ] N flitch of baconhoja f de tocino

flitch

nSpeckseite f; (of halibut)Heilbuttschnitte f
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