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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  And  larded  thighs  on  loaded  altars  laid.  --Dryden. 
  2.  To  fatten;  to  enrich. 
  [The  oak]  with  his  nuts  larded  many  a  swine. 
  Falstaff  sweats  to  death.  And  lards  the  lean  earth 
  as  he  walks  along  --Shak. 
  3.  To  smear  with  lard  or  fat. 
  In  his  buff  doublet  larded  o'er  with  fat  Of 
  slaughtered  brutes.  --Somerville. 
  4.  To  mix  or  garnish  with  something  as  by  way  of 
  improvement;  to  interlard.  --Shak. 
  Let  no  alien  Sedley  interpose  To  lard  with  wit  thy 
  hungry  Epsom  prose.  --Dryden. 

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