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fuh lay

  • n  a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef
  • n  a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
  • n  a bundle of sensory nerve fibers going to the thalamus
  • n  a narrow headband or strip of ribbon worn as a headband
  • n  fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members
  • v  decorate with a lace of geometric designs
  • v  cut into filets

  • By November, he could skin, cut and fillet a bird in seven minutes.
  • He serves up a feast of curried fish fillet, french fries, camel meat and spaghetti with ground beef, washed down with freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, cold sodas and bottled .
  • The filleting of the Florida Marlins began yesterday as the world champions traded a $5 million a year contract in the person of outfielder Moises Alou.
News & Articles

  • Snook caught in Gulf of Mexico can be harvested in September
    Sharpen your fillet knives and double-check your stoutest inshore rig: Snook season opens Sept.
    June 13, 2013 - The News-Press
  • Celebrate with a savory seared steak
    Steak has long been at the top of the list of what Americans eat when they celebrate. Some people may like a lobster, go for a glazed ham or fancy a fillet of salmon. But for many of us – maybe especially on Father's Day – the go-to dish for fine eating is steak.
    June 11, 2013 - The Sacramento Bee
  • Store refused to fillet 'slippery fish'
    LONDON, June 7 (UPI) -- A British health and safety watchdog said a supermarket's refusal to fillet a fish because it was "too slippery" had nothing to do with safety.
    June 7, 2013 - UPI

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