silverside

[sil-ver-sahyd]

Origin of silverside

First recorded in 1810–20; silver + side1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for silverside

Historical Examples of silverside


British Dictionary definitions for silverside

silverside

noun
  1. British and NZ a coarse cut of beef below the aitchbone and above the leg
  2. Also called: silversides any small marine or freshwater teleost fish of the family Atherinidae, related to the grey mullets: includes the jacksmelt
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012