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bacon Idioms & Phrases


bacon and eggs

  • noun European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America
    bird's foot clover; Lotus corniculatus; babies' slippers; bird's foot trefoil.
  • noun eggs (fried or scrambled) served with bacon
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Bacon beetle

  • (Zoöl.), a beetle (Dermestes lardarius) which, especially in the larval state, feeds upon bacon, woolens, furs, etc. See Dermestes.
Webster 1913

bacon rind

  • noun the rind of bacon
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bacon strip

  • noun a slice of bacon
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bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich

  • noun sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce
    BLT.
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bring home the bacon

  • verb attain success or reach a desired goal
    win; come through; succeed; deliver the goods.
    • The enterprise succeeded
    • We succeeded in getting tickets to the show
    • she struggled to overcome her handicap and won
  • verb supply means of subsistence; earn a living
    provide.
    • He provides for his large family by working three jobs
    • Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon
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canadian bacon

  • noun from a boned strip of cured loin
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Chaw bacon

  • a rustic; a bumpkin; a lout. (Law)
Webster 1913

francis bacon

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.
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roger bacon

  • 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)
    Bacon.
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side of bacon

  • noun salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork
    flitch.
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sir francis bacon

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.
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To save one's bacon

  • to save one's self or property from harm or less. Colloq.
Webster 1913