• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Hog's-lard the melted fat of the hog
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. hogge, a gelded hog, prob. from hack, to cut; others derive from W. hwch, a sow, Bret. houch, hoch.


In literature:

This is a face of bitter herbs, this an emetic, they need no label, And more of the drug-shelf, laudanum, caoutchouc, or hog's-lard.
"Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman
The patches should be of silk, soaked in a mixture of one part of beeswax and two of fresh hog's lard, free from salt.
"Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon" by Samuel White Baker
A mixture of sulphur and hog's lard, one pint of the latter to two of the former.
"The Mule" by Harvey Riley
Hog's lard, 3 ounces.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Chalk and hog's lard simmered together are said to make a good ointment for a burn.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
The little figure shown in the centre is made of pitch, beeswax, bullock's blood, hog's lard, and fat from a bullock's heart.
"The Evolution Of An English Town" by Gordon Home
Oxide of bismuth four drams, spermaceti four drams, pure hog's lard four ounces.
"Our Deportment" by John H. Young
Ef you want to grease her, I got some hog's-lard up dar on dat shelf.
"What Might Have Been Expected" by Frank R. Stockton
Hog's Lard: Raw Material, Preparation, Properties, Adulterations, Examination.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
She is herself every whit as fond of powder, and tails, and hog's lard, as he.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IV (of X)--Great Britain and Ireland II" by Various
Hog's lard, 3 ounces.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
Hog's lard is prepared in the same way.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Hog's lard is the inner fat of the bacon hog, melted down.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Skim the water, and add one ounce of hog's lard and a little salt and pepper.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Leek ointment, again, made of pounded leeks and hog's lard, was used as a liniment for burns and scalds.
"Storyology" by Benjamin Taylor
I make my beds early and I use the scrap from hog's lard.
"Fox Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Johnnie's three or four damascened daggers were rubbed bright with hog's lard and sand.
"House of Torment" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
A pudding of oat-meal and hogs' lard, with onions and pepper, inclosed in a sow's stomach, Loth.
"An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language" by John Jamieson

In poetry:

Dear reader I was just a hog,
But O it's awful hard
To die disgraced, and then to be--
Turned into "Pure Leaf Lard."
"The Epic Of The Hog" by Edwin Carty Ranck