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Definition of bacon and eggs in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A dish of grilled or fried bacon served with fried eggs: the smell of bacon and eggs wafted into the room
More example sentences
  • Dinner was bacon and eggs cooked on an open fire by the tent.
  • The all-day breakfast brings together one of the most sublime combinations of ingredients - bacon and eggs, toasted muffins and buttery hollandaise sauce.
  • After showering and dressing in fleece and shirt we were ready for bacon and eggs.
2 (bacon-and-eggs) Australian another term for eggs and bacon.

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