Synonyms for lard

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So I will, plase your honour, my lard; sure I've a right to know, for she's my own granny.

"Then you will come with me, if you plase, my lard," said he.

When the lard boils, put in the fish and fry them of a yellowish brown.

There should always be enough of lard to cover the fish entirely.

Skim the lard or dripping always before you put in the fish.

Put some lard into a pan, and when it is boiling hot, fry the crabs in it.

Fry them in lard or butter; they should be of a fine brown on both sides.

Have ready in a frying-pan some lard and batter mixed, and make it boil.

Have ready in a frying-pan over the fire, a large quantity of lard.

If the lard is in too small a quantity they will be flat and tough.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c. (possibly early 13c.), "rendered fat of a swine," from Old French larde "joint, meat," especially "bacon fat" (12c.), and directly from Latin lardum "lard, bacon, cured swine's flesh," probably cognate with Greek larinos "fat," laros "pleasing to the taste."

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