noundialect & North American
A slice of meat: three collops of bacon
More example sentences
- The bear cleaned the collops of meat off the floor, stood on her hind legs, and danced with spirit, roaring.
- So unless you're minded to cut 'em into collops and be done with it, you'd best make allowances for their prejudices when you're after asking them to swear that first oath.
- This gave the following explanation of ‘fricandoes’: ‘a sort of Scotch collops, made of thin slices of Veal well larded and farced, which are afterwards to be dressed in a Stewpan, close covered, over a gentle Fire.’
late Middle English: of Scandinavian origin and related to Swedish kalops 'meat stew'.
Definition of collop in:
- The British & World English dictionary