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  • n. a butter substitute usually made of suet or lard

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mixture of oleomargarine with lard or other fatty ingredients. It is used as a substitute for butter. See butterine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A preparation from beef-suet and lard; a mixture of oleomargarin with lard, refined cottonseed-oil, or other fatty substances, used as a substitute for butter.


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  • Forget not Madam Grissel Steevens nor the suine scions of the house of Lambert.



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