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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Alternative names for the body of a human being; The soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat; A soft moist part of a fruit v. - Remove adhering tissue from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture.

Usage examples (4)
  • Long years must pass before the truths we have made for ourselves become our very flesh.
  • Proteids or Albuminoids are frequently termed flesh-formers.
  • It is too much like makin 'flesh of one and fowl of the other.
  • Then they commence on the horses, but they claim the horses 'flesh is not sold for beef. for more
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  • Her "flesh" (the soft substance of the body) felt cool as she stood outside and looked up at the church's "fleche." (a spire)
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