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suint

(swint),
The natural grease in sheep's wool, from which the official wool fat (anhydrous lanolin) is extracted.
[Fr. wool-grease]

suint

the water-soluble fraction of wool yolk.
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Cuando Mariela empezo a improvisar profesionalmente en 1992, ya habia comenzado Marta Suint a hacerlo en Argentina, es decir, al menos habia aparecido un referente femenino en el campo de la improvisacion, pero de todos modos se encontro con muchos obstaculos.
He lives in government employee housing along the edge of the lagoon, near the field where every year, during the festival of Tabaski, the Muslim shepherds from the north camp amid the odor of suint and the bleating of sheep.
Being short-sighted and "olfactif" (RA 114), like all ogre giants, Abel "knows," can distinguish, the smell ("l'odeur de suint d'enfant," 346) of the shorn hair of each child.