Etymology: (term, taluh, lang=ang), (term, talugh, lang=ang); akin to Old Dutch (term, talgh, lang=nl) (Dutch (term, talk, lang=nl)), German, Danish and Swedish (term, talg), Icelandic (term, tlgr, lang=is), (term, tlg, lang=is), (term, tlk, lang=is), and perhaps to Gothic (term, tulgus, lang=got, , firm).
- a hard animal fat obtained from suet etc.; used to make candles, soap and lubricants
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