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Crisco

noun

An obese person; fatty

[1930s+; fr Crisco, trademark for a kind of shortening sold in cans, hence ''fat in the can'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Melt some butter or crisco in a baking dish and pour in half the batter.

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  • Fry in plenty of oil or butter or crisco a large sliced onion.

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  • Fry a cupful of cream of wheat in half a cup of butter or crisco.

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  • For fat, butter of the best quality should be used on the table, and crisco for cooking.

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  • Soon, however, they learn that crisco also takes the place of butter.

    The Story of Crisco Marion Harris Neil
  • Unlike butter, however, crisco's purity is not affected by weather.

    The Story of Crisco Marion Harris Neil
  • When cake is not a success: It is not the fault of the crisco.

    The Story of Crisco Marion Harris Neil
  • When there is smoke in the kitchen: crisco has been burned or heated too high for frying.

    The Story of Crisco Marion Harris Neil
  • When crisco is too hard: Like butter, it is susceptible to heat and cold.

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