- 1 English
- 2 French
- 3 Old French
- 4 Romanian
- 5 Romansch
- Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy.
- (obsolete) Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork.
fat from the abdomen of a pig
bacon — see bacon
- (cooking) to stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking
- to smear with fat or lard
- In his buff doublet larded o'er with fat / Of slaughtered brutes.
- to garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing
- 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.
- (obsolete, intransitive) To grow fat.
- 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?)
- Let no alien Sedley interpose / To lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose.
to mix or garnish as by way of improvement
lard m (plural lards)
- “lard” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
lard n (plural larduri)
declension of lard