- a chop or steak, especially a pork chop.
- Archaic. a pork loin, especially the lean part.
Origin of griskin
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Examples from the Web for griskin
It's eternal loss to the soul of a Mussulman that puts a knife and fork into a griskin.VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea
David Christie Murray
Griskin or greeskeen; a small bit of meat cut off to be roasted—usually on the coals.English As We Speak It in Ireland
P. W. Joyce
You are the very broadcloth of perfection; have pity on me, adorable Mrs. Griskin!'Rowlandson the Caricaturist. Second Volume
The fore quarter has the spring or fore leg, the fore loin or neck, the sparerib, and the griskin.
- British the lean part of a loin of pork
C17: probably from dialect gris pig, from Old Norse griss
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