Examples of gristle in a Sentence
a cheap piece of meat, full of gristle and fat
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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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Origin and Etymology of gristle
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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