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fatted

calf killed to celebrate return of prodigal son. [N.T.: Luke 15:23]
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The fatted calf is dressed for me, But the husks have greater zest for me .
I can still stand alone, but--indeed we be no fatted bullocks, we two.
Then he went on from task to task: first he cut up the rich, fatted meat, and pierced it with wooden spits, and roasted flesh and the honourable chine and the paunch full of dark blood all together.
Let joy be unconfined, fatted calves garlanded with flowers and virgins slaughtered for the feast.
They enjoyed a food tour of Galway city and lunch in The Fatted Calf in Athlone.
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O when will we be willing to give the cow the freedom due to decide for itself whether to be enshrined in a temple and worshipped, or housed in a gaushallah and milked dry, or perhaps feted and fatted in the Presidential palace or to simply allow itself to be sacrificed for the good of its human protector?
When people say: "Let's meet at 8 o'clock" (and any earlier, by the way, is passive-aggressive nonsense from smug, child-free, independently wealthy, non-train-reliant types who just want you to compare their sleek, fatted existence with the fricative, withered thing you barely any more call life), it comes with pages of unspoken caveats.
Houses are spic and span, the best china and crystal are out, lace curtains are hung, fatted calves are slaughtered.
THERE'S no sign of fatted calf on the Everyman Bistro menu.
In fact, so pampered are these creatures that farmers make fatted calves wear handmade jackets in winter to keep them healthy.