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skirt

abattoir term for diaphragm.
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Leaving Las Vegas doesn't hedge or skirt around the harsh truths of life on America's bottom rung.
Air pressure is retained beneath the hovercraft by a flexible fabric skirt around the perimeter that gives about two feet of ground clearance.
WHO can skirt around more number fours and fives than Lionel Messi?
After crossing the bridge over Nant Sere, take the second small lane, bear right on the footpath across fields to skirt around to the right of Plas-y-gaer farm.
One motor inflates the skirt around the vehicle to make it hover, while the second drives it forwards and controls its direction.
A lot of doctors are also starting to skirt around the rules and not insist on months of lifestyle change and pharmaceutical treatment -instead they are going straight for surgery.
Yet as the authorities skirt around the North East's place within these plans, their language echoes the very case that the region's boosters make.
For once, Lily didn't end the night being carried out of the place with her skirt around her head - in fact, she was the designated driver.
What was so good to see was young people asking the question and Tony Blair didn't skirt around the issues except for when one child asked about what he planned to do when he retired.
The court heard that the two soldiers could have been told to skirt around the town of Al Zubayr but instead were ordered to go through the outskirts.