be larded with something

to contain a lot of something that is not wanted or necessary

His autobiography is larded with gossip about famous people.


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  • Larding — Lard Lard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Larded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Larding}.] [F. larder. See {Lard}, n.] 1. To stuff with bacon; to dress or enrich with lard; esp., to insert lardons of bacon or pork in the surface of, before roasting; as, to lard… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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