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Lard


L'ARD, noun [Latin lardum, laridum.]

1. The fat of swine, after being melted and separated from the flesh.

2. Bacon; the flesh of swine.

L'ARD, verb transitive

1. To stuff with bacon or pork.

The larded thighs on loaded altars laid.

2. To fatten; to enrich.

Now Falstaff sweats to death, and lards the lean earth.

3. To mix with something by way of improvement.

- Let no alien interpose, to lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose.

L'ARD, verb intransitive To grow fat.