Lard Lard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Larded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Larding}.] [F. larder. See {Lard}, n.] 1. To stuff with bacon; to dress or enrich with lard; esp., to insert lardons of bacon or pork in the surface of, before roasting; as, to lard poultry. [1913 Webster]

And larded thighs on loaded altars laid. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To fatten; to enrich. [1913 Webster]

[The oak] with his nuts larded many a swine. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Falstaff sweats to death. And lards the lean earth as he walks along. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To smear with lard or fat. [1913 Webster]

In his buff doublet larded o'er with fat Of slaughtered brutes. --Somerville. [1913 Webster]

4. To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Let no alien Sedley interpose To lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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