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Lard appears in the following tongue twister:

  • A maid named Lady Marmalade
    made mainly lard and lemonade.
    M'lady lamely never made
    a well-named, labelled marmalade.

Lard is sometimes a misspelling of loud.

The word lard is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun lard

What does lard mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lards

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

Alternative definition of the noun lard


  1. fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy
  2. [obsolete] fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork

Definition of the verb lard

What does lard mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: larded | larding | lards

  1. prepare or cook with lard
  2. add details to

Alternative definition of the verb lard


  1. [context: cooking] to stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking
  2. to smear with fat or lard
  3. to garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing


Lard is pig fat in both its rendered and unrendered forms. Lard was commonly used in many cuisines as a cooking fat or shortening, or as a spread similar to butter. Its use in contemporary cuisine has diminished, but many contemporary cooks and bakers still favor it over other fats for select uses. The culinary qualities of lard vary somewhat depending on the part of the pig from which the fat was taken and how the lard was processed.

  • also known as Svinjska mast, 豬油

There are other foods with Lard in their name, like Lard na and Vallée d'Aoste Lard d'Arnad.


"Lard" is a 2004 short film written by Kate Spenceley and Ornette Spenceley and directed by Ornette Spenceley.

  • also known as Schmalz
  • country: United Kingdom
  • language: English Language
  • released in (11 years ago)


Who is Lard?

Lard a.k.a. Lardarius Webb is a professional football player.


Lard is a hardcore punk/industrial band founded in 1988 as a side project by Jello Biafra, Al Jourgensen, Paul Barker, and Jeff Ward. Biafra is perhaps best known as the former frontman of the hardcore punk band Dead Kennedys. Jourgensen is the founder and only continuous member of industrial metal band Ministry, of which Barker was an official member between 1986 and 2004, and Ward was also once a touring member. Over the years, several other members of Ministry played with Lard, namely Bill Rieflin, Mike Scaccia, and Rey Washam.


  1. Lard is a fictional character from the 1952 film The Yellow Haired Kid.
  2. Lard is a fictional character from the 1996 film The Imitators.
  3. Lard is a fictional film character.


  1. LARD a.k.a. Dr3 is a protein.
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  2. Lard is a website.
  3. Lard a.k.a. tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 25 is a gene.
    • also known as death receptor beta; translocating chain-association membrane protein; apoptosis-mediating receptor; death domain receptor 3 soluble form; lymphocyte associated receptor of death; apoptosis inducing receptor; tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 12 (translocating chain-association membrane...; tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 12; death domain receptor 3

Phrases with Lard

Phrases starting with the word Lard:

  1. lard oil
  2. Lard-Ass

Phrases ending with the word Lard:

  1. leaf lard
  2. Tub of Lard

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lard

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

LARD is the melted and strained fat of the common hog.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Bio-Medecine (2001)

by Rita Singh

Lard is the purified fat from the abdomen of the hog., Sus scrofa Linn., family Suidae, order Ungulata. Preparation. The abdominal fat of the hog is obtained in the form of flat, leafy masses known as "flare", which consists of the omentum and ...

Google previewFried Chicken (2004)

by John T. Edge

But lard is a hard habit to shake. Writing in 1860 of the South 's devotion to all things fried and of the preferred medium for frying, Dr. John S. Wilson of Columbus, Georgia, observed, "Hog's lard is the very oil that moves the machinery of life, ...

Google previewThe world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer (1908)

by William Harrison De Puy

LARD is the melted and strained fat of the common hog.

Ordinary lard is a pure white fat of the consistency of butter, having a faint characteristic taste, and scarcely any odor. It melts...

Lard is an article of considerable importance in commerce; it is calculated that the annnal produce of the substance in the United States of ...

Google previewThe Home Encyclopædia (1895)

Compiled and Revised to Date from the Leading Encyclopædias

LARD is the melted and strained fat of the common hog.

Ordinary lard is a pure white fat of the consistency of butter, having a faint characteristic taste, and scarcely any odor. It melts...

Lard is an article of considerable importance in commerce; it is calculated that the annual produce of the substance in the United States of ...

Google previewThe WPA Guide to South Carolina (2013)

The Palmetto State by Federal Writers' Project

Trying out lard is a separate process. The fatty tissues that line the back, along with scraps of fat trimmed from the meat, are put into a huge iron kettle, often outdoors, and cooked for several hours. The resulting lard is preserved in churns and ...

Google previewThe Lady's Assistant for Regulating and Supplying the Table (1801)

Being a Complete System of Cookery ... Including the Fullest and Choicest Receipts of Various Kinds ... by Charlotte Mason

Hog's lard is the fat of the bacon hog.

Google previewDeep-Fried Goodness (2013)

by John Martin Taylor

Rendering lard is a perfect way to “season” your cast iron, and it's incredibly simple: Have your butcher save clean fresh pork fat for you. The butcher may also be willing to run it through a meat grinder to save you a step. Put a mere film of ...

Google previewEating For Victory (2014)

Healthy Home Front Cooking on War Rations by Various Authors

Pure lard is a good frying fat and some cooking fats are suitable for deep fat frying, others can only be used for shallow frying. Hoar to elaarify feat Clarifying means cleaning. Frying fat must be clean, as dirty fat burns readily and will quickly ...

Google previewEnergy and Agriculture: Science, Environment, and Solutions (2014)

by Stephen Butz

Lard is a solid substance at room temperature and made from animal fat. The arrival of kerosene to the lamp oil market provided an abundant, relatively cheap means to produce indoor light.

Google previewThe Whole Hog Cookbook (2011)

Chops, Loin, Shoulder, Bacon, and All That Good Stuff by Libbie Summers

with the fiakieet crust, there 's a good possibility the crust was made from leaf lard. Leaf lard is the highest grade oflard and is obtained from the fat deposit around the kidneys and inside the loin ...

Google's Dining Out at Home Cookbook (2010)

Recipes for the Most Delicious Dishes from America's Most Popular Restaurants by Stephanie Manley

The lard is a key ingredient here, as this type of rendered fat gives the dish a lot ofits Old South flavor. Lard is found in most grocery stores where solid shortening is sold. 3 (15 1/2-ounce) cans red beans, 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper ...

Google previewKosher Food Production (2009)

by Zushe Yosef Blech

Lard is an inherently non-Kosher material because its source is an animal species that is non-Kosher.2 Tallow, although sourced from Kosher species of animals, is nevertheless a non-Kosher material because it is generally not derived from ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

The best quality is from the fat surrounding the kidneys; neutral lard is the highest quality, prepared by agitating the minced fat with water at a temperature below 50 °C; kidney fat provides No. 1 quality; back fat provides No. 2 quality. Leaf lard ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

UNG ment; lard, sulphur, and essence of lemon. Unguenlum али/топает сит mercurio, elecampane, dock root, water cress, lard, wax, oil of bays, vinegar, water, quicksilver, and turpentine. Unguenlum ex пшика, oil of mucilages, wax, resin, ...

Google previewFood and Drink in American History (2013)

A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith

Lard Among the many preparations made, no doubt lard is one of the most important in the culinary art. The fat cut from the various parts of the hog— consisting of the leaf fat and the meat fat—is cut into very small pieces, then boiled until quite ...

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum, Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary (1828)

Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy, Designed Expressly for the Use of Students by Thomas Castle

Take of purified mercury, and mutton suet, of each one part ; hog's lard, tbree parts. Rub the mercury carefully in a mortar, with a little of the lard, until the globules disappear; then add the remaining lard and the mutton suet.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Take of cantharides, white resin, yellow wax, of each one part ; "Venice turpentine, hogs lard, of each two parts; boiling water, four parts. Macerate the cantharides in the water for a night, and strain the liquor, pressing it strongly ; having added ...

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

LARD. Fig. L-6. Lamb loin chops. (Courtesy, National Live Stock & Meat Board, Chicago, III.) Lamb has long been noted for its delicate flavor and tenderness. In biblical times, frequent reference was made to the desirability of lamb meat. Today ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1865)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

lard, melted , ...

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Quotes about Lard

Pride grows in the human heart like lard on a pig. (Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn)
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The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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