"chaw-bacon" Definition

  1. a rustic. Derived from the popular idea that a countryman lives entirely on bread and fat bacon. A country clown, a joskin, a yokel, a clodcrusher. These terms are all exchangeable.

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Position in the dictionary: 586 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: cheap, cheap jacks, cheat’em, checks, chee-chee, cheek, cheek by jowl, cheese, cheesecutter, cheesemongers
Previous words in the dictionary: chaw over, chaw, chaunters, chaunter-culls, chaunt, chatty, chatter-box, chatter-basket, chats, charlies

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