from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An oil expressed from hogs' lard.
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The polishing is done by means of hard, wooden rubbers, provided with a plentiful supply of lard-oil and emery.
Until he was seven he had been allowed a bit of glimmer, a tiny wick floating in a silver dish of lard-oil, for a night-light.
The flaring light of two lard-oil torches brought out the peculiarities of the queer crowd in fantastic prominence.
This street and the water-front were lighted -- twilighted -- with lard-oil lamps; the rest of the place was dark.
It will be readily conceded that the days of all other portable or table light, including lard-oil, are numbered.