cold cuts


cold cuts
noun
sliced assorted cold meats
Hypernyms: ↑meat
Hyponyms: ↑lunch meat, ↑luncheon meat

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noun plural
: sliced assorted cold meats and cheeses — compare dutch lunch

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slices of unheated salami, bologna, ham, liverwurst, turkey, or other meats and sometimes cheeses.
[1940-45, Amer.]

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cold cuts plural noun
Slices of cold cooked meat
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Main Entry:cold

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cold cuts UK US noun [plural] mainly american
thin pieces of different types of cooked meat that you eat cold
Thesaurus: cooked and preserved meatshyponym

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cold cuts,
slices of cooked, smoked, or otherwise prepared meat, such as salami, tongue, ham, and bologna, served cold: »

Where you find…workers who want lunches that give them the quick energy from meat protein and fat you find cold cuts in lunch boxes (Harper's).

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['kōld ˌkəts]
plural n. slices of cold cooked or processed meats. See lunchmeat

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noun [plural]
chiefly US : cold cooked meats (such as turkey, roast beef, or ham) that have been cut into thin slices

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ˈcold cuts f11 [cold cuts] noun plural (especially NAmE)
slices of cooked meat that are served cold

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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