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cold cut

Usually, cold cuts. slices of unheated salami, bologna, ham, liverwurst, turkey, or other meats and sometimes cheeses.
Origin of cold cut
An Americanism dating back to 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • From that time on cold cuts were served in the dining-room every evening.

    A Family of Noblemen Mikhal Saltykov
  • Hunter stopped at the snack bar and wolfed a plate of cold cuts, the first food he had eaten since morning.

    The Cartels Jungle Irving E. Cox, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for cold cuts

cold cuts

plural noun
cooked meats sliced and served cold
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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