Part of speech: noun

The salted and dried or smoked flesh of the hog.

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Usage examples "bacon":

  1. First, owing to his influence the establishment of that council for war had been granted which now gave occasion to the demand for Parliamentary control: and next, he had allowed the fall of Bacon, and had most deliberately overthrown Cranfield by the help of Parliament. - "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)", Leopold von Ranke.
  2. Somebody's got to take that bacon down to the creek and wash it off, if yuh want any meat for supper. - "The Happy Family", Bertha Muzzy Bower.
  3. Oh, into the butter, cheese, and bacon line. - "Amos Huntingdon", T.P. Wilson.