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sowbelly

[sou-bel-ee] /ˈsaʊˌbɛl i/
noun
1.
fat salt pork taken from the belly of a hog.
Origin of sowbelly
1865-1870
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70; sow2 + belly
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sow-belly

noun

Fat salt pork, or bacon (1867+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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