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folklore
customs, beliefs, stories and sayings of people handed down from generation to generation
caustic
capable of eating away by chemical action; corrosive
lye
a strong alkaline liquid obtained from wood ashes and used esp. in making soap and in washing
alterate
a person named to take the place of another when necessary
critical
important, crucial, vital
preservative
something that is added to food to prevent spoiling or discoloring
firkin
a small wooden container or barrel
tedious
tiring because of length or dullness
rendering process
to obtain by heating (example: to render lard from fat)