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noun British.
  1. a chop or steak, especially a pork chop.
  2. Archaic. a pork loin, especially the lean part.
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Origin of griskin

First recorded in 1690–1700; grice + -kin
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  1. British the lean part of a loin of pork
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Word Origin

C17: probably from dialect gris pig, from Old Norse griss
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