back bacon

back bacon
noun Date: 1947 chiefly British Canadian bacon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • back bacon — back′ bac on n. can. Canadian bacon • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

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  • back bacon — Canadian. Canadian bacon. * * * …   Universalium

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  • bacon — [ bekɔn ] n. m. • 1834; XIIIe au XVIIIe prononcé [ bakɔ̃ ] « jambon »; repris à l angl.XIXe; frq. bakko « jambon » 1 ♦ Lard fumé, assez maigre, consommé en tranches fines généralement frites. Œufs au bacon. 2 ♦ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bacon — Ba con, n. [OF. bacon, fr. OHG. bacho, bahho, 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. [1913 Webster] {Bacon beetle} (Zo[ o]l.), a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bacon beetle — Bacon Ba con, n. [OF. bacon, fr. OHG. bacho, bahho, 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. [1913 Webster] {Bacon beetle} (Zo[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bacon's Rebellion — was an uprising in 1676 in the Virginia Colony, led by Nathaniel Bacon. It was the first rebellion in the American colonies in which discontented frontiersmen took part; a similar uprising in Maryland occurred later that year. The uprising was a… …   Wikipedia

  • bacon — early 14c., meat from the back and sides of a pig (originally either fresh or cured, but especially cured), from O.Fr. bacon, from P.Gmc. *bakkon back meat (Cf. O.H.G. bahho, O.Du. baken bacon ). Slang phrase bring home the bacon first recorded… …   Etymology dictionary

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