Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

The fat about the loins of sheep, oxen, etc.

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Usage examples "suet":

  1. Shred them with Beef- suet, and put in Cloves and Mace, beaten very small, with Raisins, Currants and Sugar; you must mingle them before you put in your Suet. - "The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened", Kenelm Digby.
  2. For family pies, suet may be used instead of butter or lard for the crust, and clarified beef- dripping answers very well where economy is an object. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
  3. It may be needless to add that the affected Parts must be defended from the Air, as well after the Steams as the Decoctions; since it is from this Cause of keeping off the Air, that the Cerecloths are of Service; and hence also the Application of Suet has sometimes answered. - "Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health", Samuel Auguste David Tissot.