bacon (c.1165)

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bacon (c.1165)

[ FEW: 15/i,28b bakko; Gdf: 1,547b bacon; GdfC: ; TL: 1,791 bacon; DEAF:  bacon; DMF:  bacon; TLF:  bacon; OED:  bacon n.; MED:  bacoun n.; DMLBS: 174a 1 baco, baconus ]
bachon,  bacoun,  bacun;  baucon  

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1culin.bacon, leg (usually of pork)
( MS: c.1250 )  hic petasus vel baco: bacon  i 423
prov.culin.flitch of bacon
( MS: s.xii4/4 )  (prov.) Ja n’iert trové bacon en lit de guaignon  239
( c.1300 )  De chescun bacoun menee par miere ou par terre  ii 2
( 1309 )  Treis centz quarters de feves e de pois, Deus centz bacons  i 70
culin.pork
( c.1165; MS: s.xiiex )  (prov.) Meuz valt unce de porc que bacun de adne  ??
( c.1185 )  Ne vin ne bacon ne forment  560
( c.1230; MS: s.xiiiex )  Tant troverent [...] Blé, ferin e bacun  1960
gainer le bacon
1fig.prov.to win the flitch (for living for a year and a day in complete marital harmony)
( c.1260; MS: s.xiv1 )  (If there is marital strife) Meus vaudreint descuplé (=separated) , Car il ne paient Dampne Dé. Pur ceo, poi de gent a custum Lealment gaynent le bacon  2410
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