Examples of gristle in a Sentence
a cheap piece of meat, full of gristle and fat
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The meat was tender and boldly beefy, but there was some gristle and fat to work around.
Monumentally weird, aggressively perverse, and not infrequently nauseating, Ballard’s most infamous novel is a raw tapestry of mucous membranes and mucilage, gristle and gore and globules of semen.
Together the ensemble - representing the boundless and the finite, the cosmic and the gristle of human life- speaks to life and death.
These weren’t just knobby gristles from the cartilage end of the spare rib; these were cut in neat cross-sections with golden-blonde pork wrapping around the telltale three white dots of cartilage, balanced with a sharp rim of smoked bark.
There’s mounting evidence that the tax bill – which screws over the poor and delivers legislative filet mignon to the rich, with the middle class left to gnaw on the gristle – would be the most unpopular major new law in several generations.
There was little danger of anyone’s making that mistake on two occasions when the lobster was intransigently chewy: gristle of the sea.
The 6-foot-2 Kansan with a nasty sinking fastball has blown out his right medial collateral ligament — a critical piece of elbow gristle — not once but twice.
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GRISTLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gristle for English Language Learners
: tough matter in meat that is difficult to eat
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