synonym for food, basically; especially that actually made of meat. Could be chicken, beef, pork, fish, squirrel, rat - whatever.
"Got some meats?" --could be heard emanating from under an overpass, near a ditch, in a corner, inside a dumpster, etc. Typically heard in or near low-income areas, certainly those bereft of the finer things in life.
"My boy wit dat broken shoppin' cart over dey - he runnin' meats n' shih, if ya gotz fiddy cent." (I.E., the man over there is selling some meats in his shopping cart.)