(brit, dialect) the act or an instance of failing to keep a promise or commitment (esp in the phrase give (someone) backword)
- Bacon beetle
noun see dermestid historical examples the “bacon beetle” (dermestes lardarius), and its hard hairy larva, are well known. encyclopaedia britannica, 11th edition, volume 6, slice 6 various
a hamburger topped with strips of cooked bacon.
- Bacon's rebellion
an unsuccessful uprising by frontiersmen in virginia in 1676, led by nathaniel bacon against the colonial government in jamestown.
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 […]