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{adj: burned, burnt} ruined by overcooking
"she served us underdone bacon and burnt biscuits"



{adj: corrupt, tainted} touched by rot or decay
"tainted bacon"
"`corrupt' is archaic"

{adj: courteous} characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners
"if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon
<-> discourteous

{adj: integral, entire, intact} constituting the undiminished entirety; lacking nothing essential especially not damaged
"a local motion keepeth bodies integral"- Bacon
"was able to keep the collection entire during his lifetime"
"fought to keep the union intact"

{adj: quick-sighted, sharp-sighted, sharp-eyed} keenly perceptive or alert
"quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

{adj: rancid} (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
"rancid butter"
"rancid bacon"

{n: Bacon, Francis Bacon, Sir Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, 1st Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans} English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

{n: Bacon, Roger Bacon} 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)

{n: Canadian bacon} from a boned strip of cured loin

{n: bacon and eggs} eggs (fried or scrambled) served with bacon

{n: bacon rind} the rind of bacon

{n: bacon strip} a slice of bacon

{n: bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich, BLT} sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce

{n: bacon} back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried

{n: bird's foot trefoil, bird's foot clover, babies' slippers, bacon and eggs, Lotus corniculatus} European forage plant having claw-shaped pods introduced in America

{n: butty} a sandwich
"a bacon butty"

{n: carbonara} sauce for pasta; contains eggs and bacon or ham and grated cheese

{n: chowder} a thick soup or stew made with milk and bacon and onions and potatoes

{n: flitch, side of bacon} salted and cured abdominal wall of a side of pork

{n: gammon} hind portion of a side of bacon

{n: hand glass, simple microscope, magnifying glass} light microscope consisting of a single convex lens that is used to produce an enlarged image
"the magnifying glass was invented by Roger Bacon in 1250"

{n: quiche Lorraine} quiche made with cheese and bacon

{n: skillet corn bread} cornbread usually containing ham or bacon bits and cooked in a skillet

{v: provide, bring home the bacon} supply means of subsistence ; earn a living
"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"

{v: succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods} attain success or reach a desired goal
"The enterprise succeeded"
"We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"
"she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
<-> fail

{v: twist} form into twists
"Twist the bacon around the sausage"


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