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flesh

1. the soft part of the body of an animal or human, esp muscular tissue, as distinct from bone and viscera
2. the thick usually soft part of a fruit or vegetable, as distinct from the skin, core, stone, etc.
3. a yellowish-pink to greyish-yellow colour
4. Christian Science belief on the physical plane which is considered erroneous, esp the belief that matter has sensation

flesh

[flesh]
(anatomy)
The soft parts of the body of a vertebrate, especially the skeletal muscle and associated connective tissue and fat.
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Flesh and Blood, which has been financed partly by private investors and partly by ITV, was filmed in a number of South Wales locations.
The practice of replacing injured or worn-out body parts with something other than flesh and blood goes back centuries.
It is perhaps one of the chief reasons the staunchly Roman Catholic Mary Tudor repealed the book upon her accession in 1553, for in addition to refusing the notion that kneeling in anyway implies adoration, the Black Rubric was boldly Calvinist in its denial of "any real and essential presence there being of Christ's natural flesh and blood.
Flesh and blood that will constitute sacramental sustenance for generations of believers to come.
And the flesh and blood of Christ was not only resurrected from death but became the source of life for all who believe.
What if I tell you my side of story that people who I considered to be my flesh and blood have plotted meticulously and robbed hundred of thousands of dinars over the past few years by forging the power of attorney documents intentionally and sold my property without my knowledge?
He wants a doormat, not a real flesh and blood woman.