American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A thin slice of fried or broiled bacon.
- n. A dish or an order of thin slices of fried or broiled bacon.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In cookery, a slice of bacon, and formerly of any meat, for frying or broiling.
- n. A scorpænoid fish of California, Sebastichthys or Scbastodcs miniatus, of a red color variously marked. It is one of a large group of rock-fish or rock-cod, others of which no doubt have the same name.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A thin slice of bacon.
- n. (Zoöl.) A California rockfish (Sebastichthys miniatus).
- n. a commercially important fish of the Pacific coast of North America
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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