(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.
And larded thighs on loaded altars laid.Dryden.
2. To fatten; to enrich.
[The oak] with his nuts larded many a swine.Spenser.
Falstaff sweats to death.Shak.
And lards the lean earth as he walks along.
3. To smear with lard or fat.
In his buff doublet larded o'er with fatSomerville.
Of slaughtered brutes.
4. To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard. Shak.
Let no alien Sedley interposeDryden.
To lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose.
(Lard) v. i. To grow fat. [Obs.]
(Lar`da*ce"in) n. [See Lardaceous.] (Physiol. Chem.) A peculiar amyloid substance, colored
blue by iodine and sulphuric acid, occurring mainly as an abnormal infiltration into the spleen, liver, etc.
(Lar*da"ceous) a. [Cf. F. lardacé.] Consisting of, or resembling, lard.
Lardaceous degeneration (Med.), amyloid degeneration.
(Lard"er) n. [OF. lardier. See Lard, n.] A room or place where meat and other articles of food
are kept before they are cooked. Shak.
(Lard"er*er) n. One in charge of the larder.
(Lard"er*y), n. [Cf. OE. larderie.] A larder. [Obs.]
(Lar"don Lar*doon") n. [F. lardon, fr. lard lard.] A bit of fat pork or bacon used in larding.
(Lard"ry) n. [See Lardery.] A larder. [Obs.]
(Lard"y) a. Containing, or resembling, lard; of the character or consistency of lard.
(Lare) n. [See Lore.] Lore; learning. [Obs.]
(Lare), n. Pasture; feed. See Lair. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Lare), v. t. To feed; to fatten. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
(||La"res) n. pl. See 1st Lar.
(Large) a. [Compar. Larger ; superl. Largest.] [F., fr. L. largus. Cf. Largo.]