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We never had a bathtub. Mom would bathe me in the wooden or tin washtub in the kitchen, or in a big lard can.
Ethel Waters

Meaning of "lard" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LARD

Via Old French from Latin lāridum bacon fat.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LARD

lard  [lɑːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lard is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb lard in English.

WHAT DOES LARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lard

Lard

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; however, many contemporary cooks and bakers 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.

Definition of lard in the English dictionary

The first definition of lard in the dictionary is the rendered fat from a pig, esp from the abdomen, used in cooking. Other definition of lard is excess fat on a person's body. Lard is also to prepare by inserting small strips of bacon or fat before cooking.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO LARD

PRESENT

Present
I lard
you lard
he/she/it lards
we lard
you lard
they lard
Present continuous
I am larding
you are larding
he/she/it is larding
we are larding
you are larding
they are larding
Present perfect
I have larded
you have larded
he/she/it has larded
we have larded
you have larded
they have larded
Present perfect continuous
I have been larding
you have been larding
he/she/it has been larding
we have been larding
you have been larding
they have been larding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I larded
you larded
he/she/it larded
we larded
you larded
they larded
Past continuous
I was larding
you were larding
he/she/it was larding
we were larding
you were larding
they were larding
Past perfect
I had larded
you had larded
he/she/it had larded
we had larded
you had larded
they had larded
Past perfect continuous
I had been larding
you had been larding
he/she/it had been larding
we had been larding
you had been larding
they had been larding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will lard
you will lard
he/she/it will lard
we will lard
you will lard
they will lard
Future continuous
I will be larding
you will be larding
he/she/it will be larding
we will be larding
you will be larding
they will be larding
Future perfect
I will have larded
you will have larded
he/she/it will have larded
we will have larded
you will have larded
they will have larded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been larding
you will have been larding
he/she/it will have been larding
we will have been larding
you will have been larding
they will have been larding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would lard
you would lard
he/she/it would lard
we would lard
you would lard
they would lard
Conditional continuous
I would be larding
you would be larding
he/she/it would be larding
we would be larding
you would be larding
they would be larding
Conditional perfect
I would have lard
you would have lard
he/she/it would have lard
we would have lard
you would have lard
they would have lard
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been larding
you would have been larding
he/she/it would have been larding
we would have been larding
you would have been larding
they would have been larding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you lard
we let´s lard
you lard
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to lard
Past participle
larded
Present Participle
larding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LARD


Ahmedabad
ˈɑːmədəˌbɑːd
backyard
ˌbæˈkjɑːd
card
kɑːd
courtyard
ˈkɔːtˌjɑːd
discard
dɪsˈkɑːd
facade
fəˈsɑːd
guard
ɡɑːd
hard
hɑːd
Hyderabad
ˈhaɪdərəˌbɑːd
Islamabad
ɪzˈlɑːməˌbɑːd
Jacquard
ˈdʒækɑːd
MasterCard
ˈmɑːstəˌkɑːd
postcard
ˈpəʊstˌkɑːd
promenade
ˌprɒməˈnɑːd
regard
rɪˈɡɑːd
retard
rɪˈtɑːd
Riyadh
rɪˈjɑːd
starred
stɑːd
vanguard
ˈvænˌɡɑːd
yard
jɑːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LARD

larcenist
larcenous
larcenously
larceny
larch
larchen
lard pig
lardaceous
lardalite
larder
larder beetle
larderer
lardier
lardiest
lardlike
Lardner
lardon
lardoon
lardy
lardy cake

WORDS THAT END LIKE LARD

award
awkward
Bernard
billboard
board
boulevard
bulletin board
credit card
dashboard
debit card
Edward
forward
heard
Howard
in this regard
keyboard
Richard
standard
toward
ward

Synonyms and antonyms of lard in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lard» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LARD

Find out the translation of lard to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lard from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lard» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

猪油
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la manteca de cerdo
570 millions of speakers

English

lard
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चरबी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شحم الخنزير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сало
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

banha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চর্বি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

saindoux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lemak babi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schmalz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラード
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

라드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lard
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mở heo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பன்றிக்கொழுப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चरबी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

domuz yağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

strutto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

smalec
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сало
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

untură
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λαρδί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

varkvet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ister
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smult
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lard

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LARD»

The term «lard» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.985 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LARD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lard» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lard» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lard

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5 QUOTES WITH «LARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lard.
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Richard Burton
They lard their lean books with the fat of others work.
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Richard Carmona
I grew up in Harlem. My grandmother was one of the best cooks around, but the first thing she did on Sunday mornings when she started cooking a daylong meal was to take a big block of lard from the back of the refrigerator and throw it into the pan. I know how Hispanics buy their food, and it is not always nutritious.
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Harry Houdini
To cause the face to appear in a mass of flame make use of the following: mix together thoroughly petroleum, lard, mutton tallow and quick lime. Distill this over a charcoal fire, and the liquid which results can be burned on the face without harm.
4
Vernon L. Smith
I can still memory - taste the fresh buttermilk pancakes and hot buttermilk biscuits - both made with lard! - that were cooked on the top, or in the oven, of that ancient iron stove.
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Ethel Waters
We never had a bathtub. Mom would bathe me in the wooden or tin washtub in the kitchen, or in a big lard can.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LARD»

Discover the use of lard in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lard and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmothers Secret ...
You will never regret adding Lard: The Lost Art of Cooking with Your Grandmother's Secret Ingredient to your cookbook collection. Don't be afraid to bring a little lard back to the table; your taste buds will be glad you did.
‎2012
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Laggan Lard Butts
Sam Campbell's school team, the Laggan Lairds, always loses. When someone suggests that their name be the Laggan Lard Butts, Sam thinks the team should change its name. What is a Laird anyway?
Eric Walters, 2006
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Ocean of Lard
You're on the run from the cops and need to disappear somehow.
Carlton Mellick III, Kevin L. Donihe, Carlton Mellick, 2005
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Lard, Lice and Longevity: The Standard of Living in Occupied ...
Lard, Lice and Longevity reconstructs economic policies implemented in Denmark and the Netherlands during the German occupation.
Ralf Futselaar, 2008
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Garfield Lard of the Jungle: His 52nd Book
A collection of comic strips featuring Garfield, Odie, and their owner Jon.
‎2011
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Jesus Is Lard: Smelly, Corrupt, and Bad for You
It's a swift kick below the belt and a one-way ticket to Hell for those who rest eyes upon this blasphemous text. Warning: This book contains graphic content, foul language, and reason. All of which may be hazardous to your health.
Odin Zeus Mcgaffer, 2010
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Hansen Solubility Parameters: A User's Handbook, Second Edition
LARD Experimental data and HSP correlations for the solubility of refined lard at 23°C and 37°C have been reported.2 The criterion for a good solvent is that it totally dissolves the sample at the given temperature. The concentrations chosen  ...
Charles M. Hansen, 2007
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Annual Report of the Dept. of Agriculture
Lard '. 2,853 Lard 2,706 Lard 2,895 Lard 2,831 Lard 2,877 Lard 2,887 Lard 2,829 Lard 2,850 Lard 2,867 Lard 2,844 Lard 2,880 Lard 2,710 Lard 2,885 Lard 2,709 Lard 2,875 Lard 2,975 Lard 3,467 Lard 3,470 Lard 717 Lard 712 Lard 3,048 ...
New York (State). Dept. of Agriculture, 1908
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Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year ...
Lard 374 Lard 430 Lard 429 Lard 428 Lard 432 Lard 434 Lard 433 Lard 435 Lard 437 Lard A-29 Lard A-55 Lard ..' 219 Lard A -23 Lard A-26 Lard A-8 Lard 10994 Lard A-2 Lard 345 Lard 352 Lard 360 Lard 353 Lard 303 Lard 384 Lard 367 ...
‎1912
10
Oregon Dairy and Food Bulletin
Legal. 3724-25 Sausage. Tillamook Meat Co., Tillamook. Legal. 3726-27 Hamburger. Independent Market, Tillamook. Legal. LARD AND LARD COMPOUNDS 2680 Scio Meat Market, Scio. Pure lard. 2876-2881 Information of Office, Portland.
Oregon. Dept. of Agriculture. Division of Foods and Dairies, 1915

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lard is used in the context of the following news items.
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Russian import ban on EU pork causes lard glut, battering farmers
That's left a glut of pig fat and lard, with some now going to industrial users including pet-food makers, who pay a lot less, said Jens Hansen, ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
2
Wayback Machine: Sugary recipes, dental hygiene tips
Bake in lard. TOMATO CUSTARD — One pint tomatoes, stewed and strained; two pints of milk; four eggs; one teacup (that's tea-CUP) sugar. «The Salinas Californian, Jul 15»
3
First Data: The next big thing? The story of the Omaha-born giant …
That's how leveraged buyouts work: Private equity owners lard acquired companies up with debt that is used to finance the acquisition. «Omaha World-Herald, Jul 15»
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Nora Stafford: A truly virtuous woman, mom - The Baxter Bulletin
She'd make a hole in the plan where she kept the flour, work in lard, milk and salt with her hands — a 'choke off' a biscuit. “And she always ... «Baxter Bulletin, Jul 15»
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Beaton: Jurassic Pork | AspenTimes.com
When Congress passes a bill, you see, politicians lard it up with special favors for their own constituents. Congress has banned these ... «Aspen Times, Jul 15»
6
Foods that still have trans fats | Dallas Morning News
The take-and-bake crust is made almost entirely of enriched bleached flour and partially hydrogenated lard. The thickening substance is key to ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
7
Healthy Table: Raisins packed with iron, potassium
Shortening and lard were substituted for butter, water was substituted for milk, and baking soda and powder were substituted for eggs and ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
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Elfrid Payton Elite, New Orleans Elite put on show at Southern Slam …
New Orleans Elite also shined behind the play of Landry-Walker's Lamar Peters, Natchitoches Central's Cameron Lard and Riverside's Malik ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
9
Pies made in rural Washta ready for RAGBRAI riders
Two measured lard and ran the blenders, another doled out the water and flour, one rolled the pastry into balls and wrapped them in waxed ... «Sioux City Journal, Jul 15»
10
5 irresistible TV show meals we wish we could taste - Mashable
Now you can feast on Lard Lad donuts and Krusty burgers, and quench your thirst with — you guessed it — Duff beer. See also: Real-life Krusty ... «Mashable, Jul 15»

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