rasher


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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 ?
"You are rasher than you imagine," Wingrave declared.
I was pretty sure it was tea, and a rasher. So it is.
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.
'With a rasher of ham, and an egg made into sauce, and potatoes, and greens, and an apple pudding, Peg, and a little bit of cheese, we shall have a dinner for an emperor.
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.
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.