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gristle

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  • n  tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults

  • To a good many Canadians, the renewal of meat rationing was just so much gristle.
  • Brain imaging illustrates--in color!--the physical seat of the will and the passions, challenging the religious concept of a soul independent of glands and gristle.
  • To play Maggie Fitzgerald, the lower-class waitress who's all heart turned fighter who's all gristle, Swank gained 19 lbs.
News & Articles

  • At Last Someone Speaks Against the Drumstick: Chicken Parts, Ranked
    Maakiescartoonist Tony Millionaire, or his cartoon alter ego Drinky Crow, has delivered a vivid and much needed denunciation of the gristle-laced food-engineering debacle known as the "drumstick," one of the worst popular items of food, and one of the least appealing offerings from the generally delicious carcass of a chicken. Read more...        
    June 28, 2013 - Gawker
Quotes

  • Rodney Eade in Brisbane Times
    It was the best news we could have with it. He had a little bit of gristle taken out last night,Eade said. "I was left a message from the doctor, and our physio has just spoken to the surgeon and he's a chance to play against Geelong, but...
  • Jimmy Dean in Washington Post
    I was losing about 20 dollars an animal every time I sold one,Mr. Dean told Esquire magazine. "I was having breakfast in a little old diner in my hometown. I pulled some gristle from between my teeth about the size of the end of your...
  • Guy Ritchie in San Jose Mercury News
    (One friend of Ritchie said the moderately successful film director has said that being intimate with the weight-lifting pop singer is like "cuddling up to a piece of gristle."

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