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Meaning of TALLOW

Pronunciation:  'talow

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  obtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and lubricants

TALLOW is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 See Also: animal oil, beef tallow, dubbin, mutton tallow



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tal"low\, n. [OE. taluh, talugh; akin to OD. talgh, D.
    talk, G., Dan. and Sw. talg, Icel. t[=o]lgr, t[=o]lg,
    t[=o]lk; and perhaps to Goth. tulgus firm.]
    1. The suet or fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds,
       separated from membranous and fibrous matter by melting.
    Note: The solid consistency of tallow is due to the large
          amount of stearin it contains. See {Fat}.
    2. 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.
    {Tallow candle}, a candle made of tallow.
    {Tallow catch}, a keech. See {Keech}. [Obs.]
    {Tallow chandler}, one whose occupation is to make, or to
       sell, tallow candles.
    {Tallow chandlery}, the trade of a tallow chandler; also, the
       place where his business is carried on.
    {Tallow tree} (Bot.), a tree ({Stillingia sebifera}) growing
       in China, the seeds of which are covered with a substance
       which resembles tallow and is applied to the same
  2. \Tal"low\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tallowed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Tallowing}.]
    1. To grease or smear with tallow.
    2. To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten;
       as, tallow sheep.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing tallow in your dream means that love and wealth will vanish quickly if you are not cautions and continue to carry on your careless way.