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 for lard
From 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.
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     Note: The domestic hogs of Siam, China, and parts of Southern
           Europe, are thought to have been derived from Sus
           Indicus.
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     2. A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow. [Low.]
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     3. A young sheep that has not been shorn. [Eng.]
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     4. (Naut.) A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a
        ship's bottom under water. --Totten.
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     5. (Paper Manuf.) A device for mixing and stirring the pulp
        of which paper is made.
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     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">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.
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From 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.
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     2. The fat of swine, esp. the internal fat of the abdomen;
        also, this fat melted and strained.
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     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.
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From 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.
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              And larded thighs on loaded altars laid. --Dryden.
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     2. To fatten; to enrich.
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              [The oak] with his nuts larded many a swine.
                                                    --Spenser.
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              Falstaff sweats to death.
              And lards the lean earth as he walks along. --Shak.
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     3. To smear with lard or fat.
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              In his buff doublet larded o'er with fat
              Of slaughtered brutes.                --Somerville.
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     4. To mix or garnish with something, as by way of
        improvement; to interlard. --Shak.
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              Let no alien Sedley interpose
              To lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose. --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lard \Lard\ (l[aum]rd), v. i.
     To grow fat. [Obs.]
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From 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]

From 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
  
  

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