What does the word suet mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Mrs. Isabella Beeton