bacon square

noun

: the jowl of a pig trimmed square, cured, and smoked

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bacon square was in 1944

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“Bacon square.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bacon%20square. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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