Tall owed

tallow

[tal-oh]
noun
1.
the fatty tissue or suet of animals.
2.
the harder fat of sheep, cattle, etc., separated by melting from the fibrous and membranous matter naturally mixed with it, and used to make candles, soap, etc.
3.
any of various similar fatty substances: vegetable tallow.
verb (used with object)
4.
to smear with tallow.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English talow, talgh; cognate with German Talg

untallowed, adjective
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tallow (ˈtæləʊ)
 
n
1.  a fatty substance consisting of a mixture of glycerides, including stearic, palmitic, and oleic acids and extracted chiefly from the suet of sheep and cattle: used for making soap, candles, food, etc
 
vb
2.  (tr) to cover or smear with tallow
 
[Old English tælg, a dye; related to Middle Low German talch tallow, Dutch talk, Icelandic tólg]
 
'tallowy
 
adj

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tallow
c.1350, talwgh, from a form cognate with M.L.G. talg "tallow," M.Du. talch, from P.Gmc. *talga-, meaning perhaps originally "firm, compact material" (cf. Goth. tulgus "firm, solid").
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