bacon


bacon
ba|con
S3 [ˈbeıkən] n [U]
[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: , from an ancient Germanic word meaning 'back']
1.) salted or smoked meat from the back or sides of a pig, often served in narrow thin pieces
bacon and eggs
rasher of bacon
BrE (=piece of bacon)
2.) bring home the bacon informal
to provide enough money to support your family
save sb's bacon atsave1 (11)

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