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synonyms for tallow

  • smear
  • suet
  • wax
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They bring corn and pulse, bacon and sweetmeats, to the sea-coast, hides and tallow also at times.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
The varnish will keep the melted tallow or wax from running away and it is used in the wick.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
The heated tallow or wax of a candle runs down the sides and this results in a considerable waste.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Some plumbers carry a can for the tallow, making it cleaner to handle.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
Your clothes smell of cooking, and your dress is soiled with grease and tallow.
STORIES OF KING ARTHUR'S KNIGHTSMARY MACGREGOR
There were made also the tallow dips, almost the only light used in the old days on the farms in Kentucky.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
One of the rows of wicks was dipped in the melted tallow, taken out and suspended over a vessel to drip.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
That was repeated many times before the wicks held enough tallow to be used for candles.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
When cold and hard these bags of tallow were sewed up with leather strings, and thus they were taken to Boston.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
Vessels came to its port for the hides and tallow of thousands of cattle herded round the Mission.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
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WORDS RELATED TO TALLOW

  • blubber
  • bulk
  • cellulite
  • corpulence
  • excess
  • fatness
  • flab
  • flesh
  • grease
  • lard
  • obesity
  • overabundance
  • overflow
  • paunch
  • plethora
  • suet
  • superfluity
  • surfeit
  • surplus
  • tallow
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.