Part of speech: verb

To grease with tallow.

Part of speech: noun

Solid fat, as of beef or mutton.

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Usage examples "tallow":

  1. A candle is a stick of tallow, wax or something like that, with a string, or wick, in the middle, just as rock candy has a string in the middle. - "Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's", Laura Lee Hope.
  2. They started their fire and cooked some dried buffalo meat and buffalo tallow, and were just about to eat their supper when a figure of a man came slowly in through the door and sat down near where he had entered. - "Myths and Legends of the Sioux", Marie L. McLaughlin.
  3. The mouse which had climbed up the candle- stick to steal tallow was unable to get down. - "The Chinese Boy and Girl", Isaac Taylor Headland.