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Then separate the gristly part from the ribs in the line e, c; and help either from that or from the ribs, as may be chosen.

There you are, old chap, only got a hole in your gristly lip.

When the hides or skins are in the limed state, they are gristly and firm in texture.

He then drew the fish on shore, and went up and told his wife to dress it and pull out the gristly part and cook it immediately.

Cut off the gristly brisket, then separate it into sections.

If oysters, boil them four minutes, and take away the beard and gristly part; they may either be put in whole, or cut in bits.

As commonly observed, the lumen of the intestine is narrowed by an annular band of gristly hardness.

The same applies with even greater force to the gristly and tendinous portions.

It is esteemed a delicacy: but is tougher than indiarubber, gristly through and through.

In the older ducks this is hard while in the young ducks it is gristly and bends easily.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GRISTLY

stringy

adjectivelong, thin
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