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skirt

abattoir term for diaphragm.
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The pipeline, skirting around Russian soil, would bring gas from the Middle East and the Caspian region to Europe.
So stop skirting around the issue, politicians, and ban these weapons before a baby or toddler is killed.
The number 2 piston had come apart at the skirting around the bottom ring-land below the piston pin, and the number 1 piston was found to be cracked in the same area where piston 2 was broken.
Instead, there was a skirting around the edges of a subject which has tainted the team, with queries about his feelings and focus following one of the most turbulent periods of his career.
Council leaders have been skirting around the issue, suggesting that jobs will disappear over a period of time but that redundancies are unlikely.
The northern boundary of Aigburth is roughly Jericho Lane and skirting around the southern edge of Sefton park and up Elmswood Road.
There's no skirting around it," said PSNI officer Bill