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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtallowtal‧low /ˈtæləʊ $ -loʊ/ noun [uncountable]  HBATIChard animal fat used to make candles
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tallowQ: We had a tallow tree that needed to be removed.An ancient tallow candle stood fixed in its grease on one of the cross-beams, with a tinder beside it.Samara for grain, cattle, and tallow.Standing all day on the wet clay floor under the dropping ceiling in the faint light cast by tallow candles was grim.We groped around in the darkness, found a fat tallow candle and I lit it with my tinder.The room smelt stale and musty with the pungent odour of the fat tallow candles placed on the desk.Some thick, tallow candles, and jugs and bowls completed the furnishings.
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