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hamstring

1. Anatomy any of the tendons at the back of the knee
2. the large tendon at the back of the hock in the hind leg of a horse, etc.
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Hammy said: 'It was good to get my first 90 minutes.
While the string arrangements of Van Dyke Parks, Brian Wilson's longtime associate, festoon the tunes with symphonic grandeur, Wainwright swoops between notes like some bygone celluloid crooner with heart in hammy hand.
GREENACRES, skipped by Tom Brewster, moved into the last eight of the European Cup curling tournament in Stockholm but Hammy McMillan's rink lost in a play- off with Denmark.
Hammy then set up an instant message e-mail link with me and we used it frequently until my first outing distributing leaflets.
The 57-year-old David Bowie, dressed in clothes from Gap For Kids, and a Kevin the Teenager hair-cut, singing Ziggy Stardust and sounding as hammy as Bruce Forsyth doing The Generation Game theme tune with one eye on Anthea Redfern's legs.
The production rarely lags, except during the monstrously hammy turns of David Mingrino and Michael Uribes playing, respectively, an art dealer and a would-be man of importance named Schmendiman.
Tartan Tyke Hammy hasn't played since failing to score or take a wicket in a disastrous debut in South Africa and has now been frozen out in Zimbabwe.
CURLING: Scotland's squads led by Jackie Lockhart and Hammy McMillan shared the pounds 56,000 first prize at the Continental Cup in Canada.
The fur began to fly after Hamilton Accies' mascot Hammy the Hamster barged Motherwell players at a friendly match at New Douglas Park.
However refined the production is, it wasn't above casting Hollywood cabaret singer Jason Graae, known for hammy performances at the Hollywood Cinegrill as well as being the voice of Lucky the Leprechaun on TV cereal commercials.
WORLD CHAMPION Hammy McMillan's Stranraer crashed out of the Scottish Curling Championships at Braehead in Glasgow last night after losing 7-6 to Greenacres' Tom Brewster in an extra end tiebreaker.