lard

/lad / (say lahd)

noun
1. rendered pig fat, especially the internal fat of the abdomen.
verb (t)
2. to apply lard or grease to.
3. to prepare or enrich (lean meat, etc.) with pork or bacon, especially with lardoons.
4. to intersperse with something for improvement or ornamentation: *she would pass the information around among her friends … larding it with her own comments and opinions –george johnston, 1964.
{Middle English, from Old French: fat of pork, bacon, from Latin lār(i)dum fat of pork}
lardy, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • lard — lard …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • lard — [ lar ] n. m. • XIIe; lat. lardum 1 ♦ Graisse ferme formant une couche épaisse dans le tissu sous cutané du porc, employée en cuisine (⇒ 2. flèche). Gros lard (vx), lard gras, qui ne contient aucune partie de chair musculaire; petit lard (vx),… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lard — Жанры хардкор индастриал Годы с 1989 Страна …   Википедия

  • Lard — Lard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Larded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Larding}.] [F. larder. See {Lard}, n.] 1. 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lard — (l[aum]rd), n. [F., bacon, pig s fat, L. lardum, laridum; cf. Gr. (?) fattened, fat.] 1. Bacon; the flesh of swine. [Obs.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The fat of swine, esp. the internal fat of the abdomen; also, this fat melted and strained. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lard — s.n. (reg.) Slănină grasă. – lat. lardum. Trimis de LauraGellner, 21.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  LARD s. v. slănină. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  lard s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • lard — [lärd] n. [OFr < L lardum, bacon fat, lard < IE base * lai , fat > Gr larinos, fattened, fat, L largus, large] the soft, white solid made by melting down and clarifying the fat of hogs, esp. the inner abdominal fat vt. [ME larden <… …   English World dictionary

  • lard|y — «LAHR dee», adjective, lard|i|er, lard|i|est. 1. full of or like lard: »Her face was wide and flat and lardy white (New Yorker). Figurative. The President has sent to Congress a lardy budget ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • lard — Lard, Lardum. Second lard et porceau, Qui sert de lard, Iam hortum ipsi agricolae alteram succidiam appellant …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Lard — (l[aum]rd), v. i. To grow fat. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lard — m. lard …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu


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