To cause to have a large quantity of tallow; to fatten.
To tallow sheep.
Origin of tallow
Middle English talow
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Middle English talgh, talow, from Old English taluh, talugh, from Proto-Germanic*talgō, *talgÄ… (compare Dutch talk, German Talg), from Proto-Indo-European*del- (“flow") (compare Middle Irish delt (“dew"), Old Armenian Õ¿Õ¥Õ² (teÅ‚, “heavy rain")).
Tallow Sentence Examples
A solitary tallow candle burned in the anteroom.
The soap pan is charged with the tallow or other fat, and open steam is turned on.
The production of wool was 300,000,000 lb, as in the grease; tallow, 493,000 cwt.; butter, 500,000 cwt.; cheese, 42,000 cwt.; and bacon and hams, 110,000 cwt.
Vegetable tallow is also exported in large quantities from this part of Hu-peh.