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rasher

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[ rash-er ]
/ ˈræʃ ər /
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noun
a thin slice of bacon or ham for frying or broiling.
a portion or serving of bacon, usually three or four slices.
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Origin of rasher

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First recorded in 1585–95; origin uncertain

Other definitions for rasher (2 of 2)

rasher2
[ rash-er ]
/ ˈræʃ ər /

noun

Origin of rasher

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1875–80, Americanism; perhaps <Spanish rascacio;see rascasse
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British Dictionary definitions for rasher

rasher
/ (ˈræʃə) /

noun
a thin slice of bacon or ham

Word Origin for rasher

C16: of unknown origin
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