Pronunciation: (flich),[key] —n. 1. the side of a hog (or, formerly, some other animal) salted and cured: a flitch of bacon. 2. a steak cut from a halibut.
3. Carpentry. a. a piece, as a board, forming part of a flitch beam.
b. a thin piece of wood, as a veneer.
c. a bundle of veneers, arranged as cut from the log.
d. a log about to be cut into veneers.
e. cant2 (def. 8).
—v.t. 1. to cut into flitches.
2. Carpentry.to assemble (boards or the like) into a laminated construction.