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Meaning of LARD

Pronunciation:  lârd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog
  2. [v]  add details to
  3. [v]  prepare or cook with lard; "lard meat"

LARD is a 4 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: aggrandise, aggrandize, blow up, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, embroider, pad
 See Also: amplify, cook, edible fat, exaggerate, fix, glorify, grunter, hog, hyerbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, make, overdraw, overstate, pig, prepare, ready, squealer, Sus scrofa



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lard\, n. [F., bacon, pig's fat, L. lardum, laridum; cf.
    Gr. (?) fattened, fat.]
    1. Bacon; the flesh of swine. [Obs.] --Dryden.
    2. The fat of swine, esp. the internal fat of the abdomen;
       also, this fat melted and strained.
    {Lard oil}, an illuminating and lubricating oil expressed
       from lard.
    {Leaf lard}, the internal fat of the hog, separated in leaves
       or masses from the kidneys, etc.; also, the same melted.
  2. \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.
             And larded thighs on loaded altars laid. --Dryden.
    2. 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.                    --Shak.
    3. To smear with lard or fat.
             In his buff doublet larded o'er with fat Of
             slaughtered brutes.                   --Somerville.
    4. To mix or garnish with something, as by way of
       improvement; to interlard. --Shak.
             Let no alien Sedley interpose To lard with wit thy
             hungry Epsom prose.                   --Dryden.
  3. \Lard\, v. i.
    To grow fat. [Obs.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing lard in your dream indicates that you will have much gratification over your rise in fortune. Dreaming that your hands are in melted lard means disappointments and failure to achieve prominence within your social circles.
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