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NOUN (1)

1. soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog;


VERB (2)

1. prepare or cook with lard;
- Example: "lard meat"

2. add details to;
[syn: embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hog \Hog\ (h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow, Armor. houc'h, hoc'h. Cf. Haggis, Hogget, and Hoggerel.] 1. (Zool.) A quadruped of the genus Sus, and allied genera of Suid[ae]; esp., the domesticated varieties of Sus scrofa, kept for their fat and meat, called, respectively, lard and pork; swine; porker; specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow. [1913 Webster] Note: The domestic hogs of Siam, China, and parts of Southern Europe, are thought to have been derived from Sus Indicus. [1913 Webster] 2. A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow. [Low.] [1913 Webster] 3. A young sheep that has not been shorn. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a ship's bottom under water. --Totten. [1913 Webster] 5. (Paper Manuf.) A device for mixing and stirring the pulp of which paper is made. [1913 Webster] Bush hog, Ground hog, etc.. See under Bush, Ground, etc. Hog caterpillar (Zool.), the larva of the green grapevine sphinx; -- so called because the head and first three segments are much smaller than those behind them, so as to make a resemblance to a hog's snout. See Hawk moth. Hog cholera, an epidemic contagious fever of swine, attended by liquid, fetid, diarrhea, and by the appearance on the skin and mucous membrane of spots and patches of a scarlet, purple, or black color. It is fatal in from one to six days, or ends in a slow, uncertain recovery. --Law (Farmer's Veter. Adviser.) Hog deer (Zool.), the axis deer. Hog gum (Bot.), West Indian tree (Symphonia globulifera), yielding an aromatic gum. Hog of wool, the trade name for the fleece or wool of sheep of the second year. Hog peanut (Bot.), a kind of earth pea. Hog plum (Bot.), a tropical tree, of the genus Spondias (Spondias lutea), with fruit somewhat resembling plums, but chiefly eaten by hogs. It is found in the West Indies. Hog's bean (Bot.), the plant henbane. Hog's bread.(Bot.) See Sow bread. Hog's fennel. (Bot.) See under Fennel. Mexican hog (Zool.), the peccary. Water hog. (Zool.) See Capybara. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lard \Lard\ (l[aum]rd), n. [F., bacon, pig's fat, L. lardum, laridum; cf. Gr. (?) fattened, fat.] 1. Bacon; the flesh of swine. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The fat of swine, esp. the internal fat of the abdomen; also, this fat melted and strained. [1913 Webster] Lard oil, an illuminating and lubricating oil expressed from lard. Leaf lard, the internal fat of the hog, separated in leaves or masses from the kidneys, etc.; also, the same melted. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lard \Lard\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Larded; p. pr. & vb. n. Larding.] [F. larder. See Lard, n.] 1. To stuff with bacon; to dress or enrich with lard; esp., to insert lardons of bacon or pork in the surface of, before roasting; as, to lard poultry. [1913 Webster] And larded thighs on loaded altars laid. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To fatten; to enrich. [1913 Webster] [The oak] with his nuts larded many a swine. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Falstaff sweats to death. And lards the lean earth as he walks along. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To smear with lard or fat. [1913 Webster] In his buff doublet larded o'er with fat Of slaughtered brutes. --Somerville. [1913 Webster] 4. To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Let no alien Sedley interpose To lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lard \Lard\ (l[aum]rd), v. i. To grow fat. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lard n 1: soft white semisolid fat obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the hog v 1: prepare or cook with lard; "lard meat" 2: add details to [syn: embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatise]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

113 Moby Thesaurus words for "lard": Haliver Oil, acculturate, adipose tissue, advance, ameliorate, amend, animal oils, anoint, bacon, beef tallow, beeswax, better, blubber, bone oil, boost, bottlenose oil, bring forward, butt, butter, butterfat, chitterlings, civilize, cochon de lait, cod-liver oil, cracklings, daub, doegling oil, dress, dripping, drippings, edify, educate, elevate, embrocate, emend, enhance, enlighten, enrich, fat, fat back, fatten, favor, fish oil, flitch, forward, foster, gammon, ghee, glycerolate, go straight, goose grease, grease, grease the wheels, ham, ham steak, haslet, headcheese, improve, improve upon, jambon, jambonneau, lanolin, lard oil, lift, lipid, lipoma, lubricate, make an improvement, margarine, meliorate, mend, mutton tallow, nurture, oil, oleo, oleomargarine, picnic ham, pieds de cochon, pig, pomade, pork, porkpie, porpoise oil, promote, raise, refine upon, reform, salt pork, salve, seal oil, shortening, side of bacon, slick, slick on, small ham, smear, smooth the way, soap the ways, socialize, sowbelly, straighten out, suckling pig, suet, tallow, transfigure, transform, trotters, unguent, upgrade, uplift, wax, whale oil, wool fat