verb (used with object)
Origin of tallow
Examples from the Web for tallow
Historical Examples of tallow
There was a tallow dip or two, and no other light save that of the fire.The Village Watch-Tower
(AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
How glorious it would be just to eat of it, raw, tallow bacon!The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
And in 1634 he sent over for a large quantity of wicks and tallow.
This tallow is dearer than common tallow, but cheaper than wax.
They had been to Taganrog and loaded a cargo of tallow for London.The Shellback's Progress
Word Origin for tallow
mid-14c., talwgh, from a form cognate with Middle Low German talg "tallow," Middle Dutch talch, from Proto-Germanic *talga-, meaning perhaps originally "firm, compact material" (cf. Gothic tulgus "firm, solid").