rasher (plural rashers)
- (Britain, Ireland) A strip of bacon.
1892, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb”, in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Wikisource:
- He received us in his quietly genial fashion, ordered fresh rashers and eggs, and joined us in a hearty meal.
- 1913, D.H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers, chapter 2
- He toasted his bacon on a fork and caught the drops of fat on his bread; then he put the rasher on his thick slice of bread, and cut off chunks with a clasp-knife, poured his tea into his saucer, and was happy.
- 2010 March 25, Irish Independent, "Put to the test: Back rashers":
- Thick-cut, thin-cut or flavoured, sometimes there is nothing nicer than a rasher on toast or a crispy rasher as part of a full fry up.
a strip of bacon