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silverside

[sil-ver-sahyd] /ˈsɪl vərˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
Chiefly British. a rump roast of beef, especially one taken from the crown of the rump.
Origin of silverside
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; silver + side1
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  • It would be a tremendous triumph for silverside to beat Workington.

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  • Their elation over their successes did not tend to promote the unity of silverside.

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  • They won ever so many matches, and the silverside Club did so badly.

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  • She's very much interested in silverside—I've told her so much about it.

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  • Every pupil of silverside now prided herself upon her manners.

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  • Certainly, silverside was most excellently situated for the purpose she had in view.

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  • "silverside must stick to its traditions," ventured Joyce Edwards.

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  • Once I told you that you had been with me while you supposed yourself to be at silverside.

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  • And for two weeks no word was received from him at silverside.

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  • She told Adah Gartley they were nice girls, and would soon improve immensely at silverside. '

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British Dictionary definitions for silverside

silverside

/ˈsɪlvəˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
(Brit & NZ) a coarse cut of beef below the aitchbone and above the leg
2.
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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