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lard oil

noun
1.
a colorless or yellowish oil expressed from lard, used chiefly as a lubricant for cutting tools.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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Examples for lard oil
  • Until recently it was a hydraulic float and consumed lard oil.
  • Light was provided by adamantine candles and/or coal or lard oil lamps.

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