noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Francis Bacon.
, fr. OHG. bacho
, flitch of bacon, ham; akin to E. back
. Cf. Back
the back side.
- The back and sides of a pig salted and smoked; formerly, the flesh of a pig salted or fresh.
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