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
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British Dictionary definitions for cold cuts
cooked meats sliced and served cold
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