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Lard vs. Tallow

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Lardnoun

Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy.

Tallownoun

A hard animal fat obtained from suet, etc.; used in cooking as well as to make candles, soap and lubricants

Lardnoun

(obsolete) Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork.

Tallowverb

To grease or smear with tallow.

Lardverb

(cooking) To stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking.

Tallowverb

To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten.

‘to tallow sheep’;

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Lardverb

To smear with fat or lard.

Tallownoun

The suet or fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds, separated from membranous and fibrous matter by melting.

Lardverb

To garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing.

Tallownoun

The fat of some other animals, or the fat obtained from certain plants, or from other sources, resembling the fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds.

Lardverb

To fatten; to enrich.

Tallowverb

To grease or smear with tallow.

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Lardverb

To grow fat.

Tallowverb

To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten; as, tallow sheep.

Lardverb

To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.

Tallownoun

obtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and lubricants

Lardnoun

Bacon; the flesh of swine.

Tallow

Tallow is a rendered form of beef or mutton fat, primarily made up of triglycerides. It is solid at room temperature.

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Lardnoun

The fat of swine, esp. the internal fat of the abdomen; also, this fat melted and strained.

Lardverb

To stuff with bacon; to dress or enrich with lard; esp., to insert lardons of bacon or pork in the surface of, before roasting; as, to lard poultry.

‘And larded thighs on loaded altars laid.’;

Lardverb

To fatten; to enrich.

‘[The oak] with his nuts larded many a swine.’; ‘Falstaff sweats to death.And lards the lean earth as he walks along.’;

Lardverb

To smear with lard or fat.

‘In his buff doublet larded o'er with fatOf slaughtered brutes.’;

Lardverb

To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.

‘Let no alien Sedley interposeTo lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose.’;

Lardverb

To grow fat.

Lardnoun

soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog

Lardverb

prepare or cook with lard;

‘lard meat’;

Lardverb

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Lardnoun

fat from the abdomen of a pig that is rendered and clarified for use in cooking.

Lardnoun

excess fat in a person

‘I've got to give up fags and shift some lard’; ‘he's just a tub of lard’;

Lardverb

insert strips of fat or bacon in (meat) before cooking

‘he larded the joint with garlic and anchovies’;

Lardverb

smear or cover (a foodstuff) with lard or fat to prevent it drying out during storage

‘farmhouse cheeses are dipped in wax or larded’;

Lardverb

embellish (talk or writing) with an excessive number of esoteric or technical expressions

‘his conversation is larded with quotations from Coleridge’;

Lardverb

cover or fill thickly or excessively

‘the pages were larded with corrections and crossings-out’;

Lard

Lard is a semi-solid white fat product obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of a pig. It is distinguished from tallow, a similar product derived from fat of cattle or sheep.

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