Tallowish Tal"low*ish, a. Having the qualities of tallow. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tallowish — tallˈowish adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tallow …   Useful english dictionary

  • tallow — n. & v. n. the harder kinds of (esp. animal) fat melted down for use in making candles, soap, etc. v.tr. grease with tallow. Phrases and idioms: tallow tree any of various trees, esp. Sapium sebiferum of China, yielding vegetable tallow.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tal|low|ish — «TAL oh ihsh», adjective. resembling tallow: »The cheeks, formerly tallowish…, became ruddy (Augustus B. Granville) …   Useful english dictionary

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