bacon
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bahho side of bacon, bah back — more at back Date: 14th century 1. a side of a pig cured and smoked 2. money; specifically money gained through employment or legislationusually used in the phrase bring home the bacon

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