bacon

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back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked

English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation

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The phrase "bringing home the bacon" goes back to 1104 when a couple so impressed the Prior of Little Dunmow with their marital devotion that he awarded them a flitch of bacon.
Everything of value - down to the last flitch of bacon or the dung-heap in the yard - was duly valued and entered.