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jerky

see biltong.
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And the commander, turning to look at the adjutant, directed his jerky steps down the line.
Holmes and I had listened with the utmost interest to this extraordinary statement, which had been delivered in the jerky, broken fashion of a man who is under the influence of extreme emotions.
His legs were stiff, imparting a halting, jerky motion to his gait.
He could hear the men whisper jerky sen- tences: "Say--what's all this--about?
Like most men of action, he is laconic in speech, and sinks readily into his own thoughts, but he is always quick to answer a question or join in a conversation, talking in a queer, jerky, half-humorous fashion.
As the threatening bull continued his stiff and jerky circling of the ape-man, much after the manner that you have noted among dogs when a strange canine comes among them, it occurred to Tarzan to discover if the language of his own tribe was identical with that of this other family, and so he addressed the brute in the language of the tribe of Kerchak.
Impelled by the blows that rained upon him, now from this side, now from that, White Fang swung back and forth like an erratic and jerky pendulum.
We sat all three in a semicircle, with our heads advanced, and our chins upon our hands, while the strange, jerky little fellow, with his high, shining head, puffed uneasily in the centre.
His gray clothes and jerky, zigzag, irregular progress made him not unlike some huge moth himself.
They moved in a jerky sort of way certainly, but that was because they used crutches.
While not as widely accessible as the other items above (in the Philippines), beef jerky may be available in select groceries and specialty stores.
JERKY & NUT SAVORY SNACK BAR: PowerBar has expanded its line of products to include the Jerky & Nut Savory Snack Bar, combining pieces of jerky with nuts and seeds.