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bacon
 n.  meat from the back or sides of a pig, often eaten fried in thin slices
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  His poppy-colored cheeks were distended with his first big bite of bread and bacon, but he managed to smile encouragingly.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  The Terror of the Seas had brought a side of bacon, and had about worn himself out with getting it there.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  When the last crisp slice of bacon was gone, and the last allowance of corn pone devoured, the boys stretched themselves out on the grass, filled with contentment.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  They fried the fish with the bacon, and were astonished; for no fish had ever seemed so delicious before.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  There was a fifty-pound sack of corn meal, and a side of bacon, ammunition, and a four-gallon jug of whisky, and an old book and two newspapers for wadding, besides some tow.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI.
6  Gretel presents Hans with a piece of bacon.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER HANS
7  Hans takes the bacon, ties it to a rope, and drags it away behind him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER HANS
8  The dogs come and devour the bacon.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In CLEVER HANS
9  It was, indeed, Peppino who was preparing to mount guard as comfortably as possible by seating himself opposite to the door, and placing between his legs an earthen pan, containing chick-pease stewed with bacon.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 115. Luigi Vampa's Bill of Fare.
10  Danglars threw himself upon his goat-skin, and Peppino, reclosing the door, again began eating his pease and bacon.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 115. Luigi Vampa's Bill of Fare.
11  The sight of Tom Slattery dawdling on his neighbors' porches, begging cotton seed for planting or a side of bacon to "tide him over," was a familiar one.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  The room where Suellen and Carreen lay mumbling and tossing on the same bed stank vilely with the smell of the twisted rag burning in a saucer of bacon fat, which provided the only light.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
13  Perhaps some of the bacon grease Dilcey was using for illumination could be used for seasoning.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
14  Mrs. Gougerling reported fully, and with some irritation, her husband's inappreciation of liver and bacon.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  When she went shopping she hugged the cans of soup, and she bought a mop or a side of bacon as though she were preparing for a reception.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
Example Sentence:
1  They built a fire against the side of a great log, and then cooked some bacon in the frying-pan for supper.
2  When the last crisp slice of bacon was gone, the boys stretched themselves out on the grass, filled with contentment.
3  While Joe was slicing bacon for breakfast, Tom and Huck asked him to hold on a minute; they stepped to a promising nook in the river-bank and threw in their lines; almost immediately they had reward.
4  They found a small recess in the one nearest the base of the rock, with a pallet of blankets spread down in it; also an old suspender, some bacon rind, and the well-gnawed bones of two or three fowls.
5  They built a fire against the side of a great log twenty or thirty steps within the sombre depths of the forest, and then cooked some bacon in the frying-pan for supper, and used up half of the corn "pone" stock they had brought.
6  I took the sack of corn meal and took it to where the canoe was hid, and shoved the vines and branches apart and put it in; then I done the same with the side of bacon; then the whisky-jug.
7  At breakfast we had all been enjoying our bacon and eggs until that killjoy John started talking about how bad animal fats were for our health.