side meat ExamplesWord Origin noun Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
- salt pork and bacon taken from the sides of a hog.
Origin of side meat An Americanism dating back to 1870–75 Examples from the Web for side meat Historical Examples of side meat
Two mules were loaded with side-meat or bacon; this we threw away.
So they managed to make coffee, fry slices of side-meat, and bake a hoe-cake of Indian-corn meal.
If I have got to choose between side-meat and clay for a regular diet,” said Sandy, “give me side-meat every time.
British Dictionary definitions for side meat side meat noun
- US informal salt pork or bacon
Word Origin for side meat C19: so called because it comes from the side of the pig