- Chiefly British. a rump roast of beef, especially one taken from the crown of the rump.
Origin of silverside
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It would be a tremendous triumph for Silverside to beat Workington.
Their elation over their successes did not tend to promote the unity of Silverside.
They won ever so many matches, and the Silverside Club did so badly.
Every pupil of Silverside now prided herself upon her manners.
She's very much interested in Silverside—I've told her so much about it.
- British and NZ a coarse cut of beef below the aitchbone and above the leg
- Also called: silversides any small marine or freshwater teleost fish of the family Atherinidae, related to the grey mullets: includes the jacksmelt
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