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Pull Bacon (To)

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To spread the fingers out after having placed one’s thumb on the nose.

“The officers spoke to him, when the man put his fingers to his nose and pulled bacon.”—Leeds Police Report, Oct. 6, 1887.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Pudens
Puff
Puff-ball
Puffed Up
Pug
Pugna Porcorum (Battle of the Pigs)
Puisne Judges
Pukwana (North American Indian)
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Pull Devil, Pull Baker
Pulling
Pumblechook (Uncle)
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Pun
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Punch
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