from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A section or slice of a root, as made in a process of manufacture; specifically, a section of chicory so cut before drying and roasting, or of sugar-beet roof, in the making of beet-sugar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One of the small chips or slices into which beets are cut in sugar making.


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