Lard vs Laird - What's the difference?

lard | laird |

As a proper noun lard

is .

As a noun laird is

the owner of a scottish estate; a landlord.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia lard)


  • Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy.
  • (obsolete) Fatty meat from a pig; bacon, pork.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (cooking) to stuff (meat) with bacon or pork before cooking
  • to smear with fat or lard
  • * Somerville
  • In his buff doublet larded o'er with fat / Of slaughtered brutes.
  • to garnish or strew, especially with reference to words or phrases in speech and writing
  • To fatten; to enrich.
  • * Spenser
  • [The oak] with his nuts larded many a swine.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Falstaff sweats to death, / And lards the lean earth as he walks along.
  • (obsolete) To grow fat.
  • To mix or garnish with something, as by way of improvement; to interlard.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • * Dryden
  • Let no alien Sedley interpose / To lard with wit thy hungry Epsom prose.




    (en noun)
  • The owner of a Scottish estate; a landlord
  • Derived terms

    * lairdship


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