lard

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See also: Lard and lärd

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French lard (bacon), from Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

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Noun[edit]

lard (countable and uncountable, plural lards)

  1. Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy.
  2. (obsolete) Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork.

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Verb[edit]

lard (third-person singular simple present lards, present participle larding, simple past and past participle larded)

  1. (cooking) To stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking.
  2. To smear with fat or lard.
    • (Can we date this quote by Somerville and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      In his buff doublet larded o'er with fat / Of slaughtered brutes.
  3. To garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing.
  4. To fatten; to enrich.
  5. (obsolete, intransitive) To grow fat.
  6. To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
    • (Can we date this quote by Dryden and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Let no alien Sedley interpose / To lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French lard, from Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

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Noun[edit]

lard m (plural lards)

  1. bacon
  2. lard

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

Noun[edit]

lard m (oblique plural larz or lartz, nominative singular larz or lartz, nominative plural lard)

  1. cut of meat from a pig
  2. lard (fatty substance)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: lard
  • French: lard

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

Noun[edit]

lard n (plural larduri)

  1. (regional) bacon
  2. (regional) pig-fat

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lardum, laridum (bacon fat).

Noun[edit]

lard m

  1. (Puter) bacon

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