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English → English (WordNet) Definition: tallow tallow n : obtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and lubricants
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tallow Tallow \Tal"low\, n. [OE. taluh, talugh; akin to OD. talgh, D. talk, G., Dan. and Sw. talg, Icel. t[=o]lgr, t[=o]lg, t[=o]lk; and perhaps to Goth. tulgus firm.] 1. The suet or fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds, separated from membranous and fibrous matter by melting. [1913 Webster] Note: The solid consistency of tallow is due to the large amount of stearin it contains. See Fat. [1913 Webster] 2. The fat of some other animals, or the fat obtained from certain plants, or from other sources, resembling the fat of animals of the sheep and ox kinds. [1913 Webster] Tallow candle, a candle made of tallow. Tallow catch, a keech. See Keech. [Obs.] Tallow chandler, one whose occupation is to make, or to sell, tallow candles. Tallow chandlery, the trade of a tallow chandler; also, the place where his business is carried on. Tallow tree (Bot.), a tree (Stillingia sebifera) growing in China, the seeds of which are covered with a substance which resembles tallow and is applied to the same purposes. [1913 Webster] Tallow \Tal"low\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tallowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Tallowing.] 1. To grease or smear with tallow. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten; as, tallow sheep. [1913 Webster]


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