an unsuccessful uprising by frontiersmen in Virginia in 1676, led by Nathaniel Bacon against the colonial government in Jamestown.
- Francis bacon
Francis (Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Albans) 1561–1626, English essayist, philosopher, and statesman. Francis, 1910–92, English painter, born in Ireland. Henry, 1866–1924, U.S. architect. Nathaniel, 1647–76, American colonist, born in England: leader of a rebellion in Virginia 1676. Roger (“The Admirable Doctor”) 1214?–94? English philosopher and scientist. Contemporary Examples She gives no nods to the Humanists, […]
noun another name for bird’s-foot trefoil
noun a pig that weighs between 83 and 101 kg, from which bacon is cut
of or relating to the philosopher Francis Bacon or his doctrines. an adherent of the Baconian philosophy. Historical Examples The collecting together of these books originated with that distinguished Baconian scholar, Mr. W. M. Safford. The Mystery of Francis Bacon William T. Smedley All the problems of woodland cookery are best saved by the Baconian […]