What does the word bacon mean?

Usage examples for 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) by 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 by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  3. Oh, into the butter, cheese, and bacon line. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson