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collop

[ kol-uhp ]
/ ˈkɒl əp /
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noun
a small slice of meat, especially a small rasher of bacon.
a small slice, portion, or piece of anything.
a fold or roll of flesh on the body.
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Origin of collop

1350–1400; Middle English collop(pe), colhoppe, perhaps <Scandinavian; compare Old Swedish kolhuppadher roasted on coals, Swedish kalops, dial. kollops dish of stewed meat
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British Dictionary definitions for collop

collop
/ (ˈkɒləp) /

noun dialect
a slice of meat
a small piece of anything

Word Origin for collop

C14: of Scandinavian origin; compare Swedish kalops meat stew
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