n. a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; piece; a share of something
The opening up of nearly thirty European countries to Chinese tour groups unlocks whole new vistas for the narrow but growing slice of the population with the disposable incomes to take advantage of it.
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That made Maria blush and smile at the young lady; but the young lady took it all very seriously and finally cut a thick slice of plumcake, parcelled it up and said:.
When the last crisp slice of bacon was gone, and the last allowance of corn pone devoured, the boys stretched themselves out on the grass, filled with contentment.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
I then made her, according to certain established regulations from which no deviation, however slight, could ever be permitted, a glass of hot wine and water, and a slice of toast cut into long thin strips.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Oliver had not been within the walls of the workhouse a quarter of an hour, and had scarcely completed the demolition of a second slice of bread, when Mr.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
In her large black hands was a tray upon which food smoked, two large yams covered with butter, a pile of buckwheat cakes dripping syrup, and a large slice of ham swimming in gravy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Such a wish expressed by a traveller who had eaten a slice of mutton and had drunk a couple of bottles of wine with his supper, and who had not the air of being frightfully poor, would have been equivalent to an order.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
They slid down behind it with remarkable celerity, and from this position they began briskly to slice up the blue men.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context