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  • n  obtained from suet and used in making soap, candles and lubricants

  • Because the British War Office tried to get them to bite paper cartridges tactlessly greased with pork tallow 76 years ago, Moslem sepoys fought the great Indian Mutiny.
  • It had been chopped off and the stub of his arm plunged into boiling tallow to disinfect it.
  • A shrewd Texas blonde named Debbie Drake has fashioned a never-fail device to pare tallow off overweight Americans, using three proven methods: 1) exercise, 2) diet, and 3 .
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  • Cows and the Cow Palace
    When the Spanish migrated to California, they brought with them cattle that would ensure food for the immigrants. These cattle propagated so fast the Spanish not only ate the meat of the cows but sold their hide and tallow they produced to ship captains (although this was illegal for a long time).
    June 10, 2013 - San Mateo Daily Journal

  • Benjamin Franklin in 2TheAdvocate
    In a letter to a friend in Georgia in 1772, Benjamin Franklin wrote: "I send also a few seeds of the Chinese Tallow Tree, which will I believe grow & thrive with you."
  • Barry Trotz in Sports Network
    We took too many penalties,said Nashville head coach Barry Trotz. "We had six through the first two periods, and not only does that expend a lot of energy on your bench, but it doesn'tallow everybody to get into the game."

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