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  • n  the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
  • n  nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg)

  • EDIBLE ART: Fried shrimp with an egg-yolk-and-green-pea sauce.
  • One that has a thick jelly-like white, an upstanding yolk, a firm membrane separating white and yolk, a sheen over the whole contents.
  • Yet again Chanel had put herself into the yolk of the zeitgeist.
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  • Barack Obama in Atlanta Journal Constitution
    Before there was King the icon and his 'magnificent dream,' there was King the young preacher and aa people who found themselves suffering under the yolk of oppression,Obama said.
  • Gordon Ramsay in Glasgow Daily Record
    Ramsay, who is believed to now earn £4million a year, said of one breakfast meeting: "This agent says to the waiter, 'I'll have scrambled egg whites, please.' I said, 'Do me a favour - have a yolk.' He said, 'No, too much protein.' Just to piss him...
  • Dave Cieslewicz in WISC
    They have, and let me tell you it's a serious issue -- it's no yolk,said Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz. "Chickens are really bringing us together as a community -- for too long they've been cooped up."

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