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bacon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, dish
baconba‧con /ˈbeɪkən/ ●●○ S3 noun [uncountable]  1 DFFsalted or smoked meat from the back or sides of a pig, often served in narrow thin pieces bacon and eggsrasher of bacon British English (=piece of bacon)2 bring home the bacon save somebody’s bacon at save1(11)
Examples from the Corpus
baconAllow bacon to overhang the terrine.She went out into the garden, and when she returned he was preparing to cook toast and bacon.What has burned his bacon is the utter shame of it.Jim ate the last piece of bacon and moved the bed tray from his lap.Heat butter in Duromatic, sauté bacon with all the above.Remove any fat from the bacon and discard.Dry-fry the bacon in a non-stick pan until almost tender but without colour.I want bacon and eggs for breakfast.rasher of baconSpread with butter if wished. 4 To serve, place a rasher of bacon on each muffin half.Adam fried himself an egg and a couple of rashers of bacon.
From Longman Business Dictionarybaconba‧con /ˈbeɪkən/ noun informal bring home the bacon to earn moneyHe is counting on healthcare, food and technology companies to bring home the bacon for shareholders.
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