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gilt

a female breeding pig that has not yet had a litter of piglets.

gilt anestrus
failure of gilts to show the first estrus at a sufficiently early age. Being confined and with no boar in the environment plus failure of the attendant to recognize estrus behavior are significant contributors to the total loss.
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Gold stars encircle gilt-edged cloth napkins and gold paper stars (the kind that you pull off of a card) are scattered about the table.
TOURIST chiefs have been urged to capitalise on a gilt-edged opportunity to lure thousands of visitors to the resting place of the real Santa Claus.
AS expected, Australia took advantage of a gilt-edged opportunity to run out an effortless winner of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby yesterday.
I reminded them Thomas had two gilt-edged chances of becoming Wales' first Major champion when coming tied second in the Open Championship in 1958 and 1966 before Ian Woosnam went on to achieve that feat when landing the 1991 US Masters Green Jacket.
I would gladly give up any so-called perks if all the honourable members at Westminster led by example by forfeiting their expenses and gilt-edged pensions.
The home side edged ahead three minutes into the second half before Coventry had four excellent chances - including a gilt-edged opportunity for substitute striker Courtney Richards, who shot wide from seven yards out.
DMO has also invited all other gilt-edged market makers to take part as co-lead managers of the transaction.
Keane wasted two gilt-edged chances as Chris Maguire sealed a 1-0 win for Killie.
On-loan Burnley front-man Alex McDonald, new boy Danijel Marceta and Scott Arfield all missed gilt-edged chances and May is worried about their lack of killer instinct.
MICHAEL Owen passed up three gilt-edged chances as Newcastle were dumped out of the FA Cup by Hull's fringe players.
Harlow, 60 places below League Two Macclesfield, gave as good as they got and striker Tashan Adeyinka spurned two gilt-edged chances.