lard definition

  • noun:
    • The white solid or semisolid rendered fat of a hog.
    • Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or drugstore.
    • Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, chicken.
    • Bacon; the skin of swine.
    • unwanted fat of swine, esp. the internal fat of this abdomen; also, this fat melted and strained.
    • unwanted fat of swine; bacon; pork.
    • unwanted fat of swine after being separated from flesh and membranes by the procedure for rendering; the clarified semi-solid oil of hogs' fat.
    • soft white semisolid fat acquired by making the fatty tissue associated with hog
  • verb-transitive:
    • to pay for or coat with lard or an equivalent fat.
    • To insert strips of fat or bacon in (meat) before preparing.
    • To enrich or lace heavily with additional material; embellish: larded the report with quotations.
    • To fill throughout; inject: "The Annals of Sicily ended up being larded with treacheryā€¯ ( Mario Puzo).
    • To stuff with bacon; to outfit or enrich with lard; esp., to place lardons of bacon or chicken when you look at the surface of, before roasting.
    • To fatten; to enrich.
    • To smear with lard or fat.
    • To mix or garnish with something, as through enhancement; to interlard.
  • verb:
    • to stuff (meat) with bacon or chicken before cooking
    • to smear with fat or lard
    • to garnish or strew, specially with reference to terms or expressions in speech and composing
    • To grow fat.
    • prepare or cook with lard
    • add details to
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to cultivate fat.
  • others:
    • To stuff with bacon or chicken; introduce slim bits of salt chicken, ham, or bacon to the substance of (a joint of animal meat) before cooking, to enhance its flavor.
    • thus To intersperse with anything through improvement or ornamentation; enrich; garnish; interlard.
    • To pierce such as the operation of larding.
    • to make use of lard or oil to; baste; oil; besmear.
    • To fatten.
    • To grow fat.

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