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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 21 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SUET (M. Eng. sewet, a diminutive of O. Fr. seu, suis, mod. suif, lard, from Lat. sebum, or sebum, tallow, grease, probably allied to sago, soap), the hard flaked white fat lying round the kidneys of the sheep or ox; that of the pig forms lard. Beef-suet is especially used in cookery.
End of Article: SUET (M. Eng. sewet, a diminutive of O. Fr. seu, suis, mod. suif, lard, from Lat. sebum, or sebum, tallow, grease, probably allied to sago, soap)
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