Tallowing
Tallow Tal"low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tallowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tallowing}.] 1. To grease or smear with tallow. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten; as, tallow sheep. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tallow — Tal low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tallowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tallowing}.] 1. To grease or smear with tallow. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten; as, tallow sheep. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tallowed — Tallow Tal low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tallowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tallowing}.] 1. To grease or smear with tallow. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten; as, tallow sheep. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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