One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See sliceoften in combination ‘a cheese-slicer’
- ‘Last week, I cut my finger quite deeply while I was cleaning one of the food slicers.’
- ‘I believe that slicers tend to try and hit the ball in the downswing with their shoulders and body, rather than the club head itself.’
- ‘This is a high-tech facility purpose-built to turn clumsy slicers into golfing ninjas.’
- ‘Featuring old-style scales, bacon slicers and a coffee-grinder, it was a haven of personal service, with everything cut, weighed and wrapped with care.’
- ‘The garden also contains a vintage mechanical washing machine as well as antique ploughs, mangles and bacon slicers.’
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