Flitch (?), n.; pl. Flitches (#). [OE. flicche, flikke, AS. flicce, akin to Icel. flikki; cf. Icel. flIk flap, tatter; perh. akin to E. fleck. Cf. Flick, n.]


The side of a hog salted and cured; a side of bacon. Swift.


One of several planks, smaller timbers, or iron plates, which are secured together, side by side, to make a large girder or built beam.


The outside piece of a sawed log; a slab. [Eng.]


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Flitch (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flitched (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Flitching.] [See Flitch, n.]

To cut into, or off in, flitches or strips; as, to flitch logs; to flitch bacon.


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