Here an appetizing supper had been laid ready upon the table and a couple of tallow candles burned in pewter sconces.
How glorious it would be just to eat of it, raw, tallow bacon!
Then the door was opened by an elderly, timid-looking woman, who held a tallow candle above her head.
They had been to Taganrog and loaded a cargo of tallow for London.
They buzz around its white arc-light, or tallow dip, like heedless moths bent on their own destruction.
This wax is made of equal parts of tallow, beeswax, and linseed oil.
The door slowly opened, and a man bearing a tallow dip in a battered sconce showed himself in the entry.
Gott it aboard and hove down one Side and paid it with tallow.
A high percentage of cocoanut oil is usually used together with tallow and grease.
Its meat was perfectly white, and tasted like a tallow candle.
mid-14c., talwgh, from a form cognate with Middle Low German talg "tallow," Middle Dutch talch, from Proto-Germanic *talga-, meaning perhaps originally "firm, compact material" (cf. Gothic tulgus "firm, solid").