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Tallow had various other uses, including the production of soap.
 
Tallow had various other uses, including the production of soap.
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Revision as of 23:24, 18 May 2006

Tallow is rendered animal fat, usually from sheep or cows. It has been used to make candles from Roman times, but it gives off some smoke, making beeswax a preferred, if more expensive, option.

Tallow had various other uses, including the production of soap.