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noun as in fat

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The CRB Raw index, as it’s known, includes tallow, the rendered animal fat that goes into soap or candles but also into industrial lubricants.

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They bring corn and pulse, bacon and sweetmeats, to the sea-coast, hides and tallow also at times.

The varnish will keep the melted tallow or wax from running away and it is used in the wick.

The heated tallow or wax of a candle runs down the sides and this results in a considerable waste.

Some plumbers carry a can for the tallow, making it cleaner to handle.

Your clothes smell of cooking, and your dress is soiled with grease and tallow.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tallow, such as: smear, suet, and wax.

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