Variant of lard
Origin: OFr < L lardum, bacon fat, lard < IE base *lai-, fat > Gr larinos, fattened, fat, L largus, large
- to cover or smear with lard or other fat; grease
- to put strips of fat pork, bacon, etc. over, or into slits in (meat or poultry) before cooking; interlard
- to add to; embellish; garnish: a talk larded with jokes
Origin: ME larden < OFr larder
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