noun[mass noun] North American
Salt pork or bacon, typically cut from the side of the pig.
- All the trimmings from the cutting table - from the hams, shoulders, and sidemeat or pork - go to the skinning table.
- Hams, shoulders, and sidemeat were cured for customers using each person's individual hogs and the first hams and sidemeat were cured in a converted outbuilding behind Carl's house.
- Jars or barrels would be stocked with sausage, headcheese and pickled pork, and hams, bacon and sidemeat were cured and hung from rafters for future use.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: side|meat
Definition of sidemeat in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.