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sharps

[shärps]
(food engineering)
The bran from wheat kernels; used as cattle feed. Also known as middlings; wheat middlings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"I suppose I must," said Miss Sharp calmly, and much to the wonder of Miss Jemima; and the latter having knocked at the door, and receiving permission to come in, Miss Sharp advanced in a very unconcerned manner, and said in French, and with a perfect accent, "Mademoiselle, je viens vous faire mes adieux."
Miss Sharp only folded her own hands with a very frigid smile and bow, and quite declined to accept the proffered honour; on which Semiramis tossed up her turban more indignantly than ever.
Miss Sharp had demurely entered the carriage some minutes before.
"You may be hungry, you know; and Becky, Becky Sharp, here's a book for you that my sister--that is, I--Johnson's Dixonary, you know; you mustn't leave us without that.
and just as the coach drove off, Miss Sharp put her pale face out of the window and actually flung the book back into the garden.
The Tin Woodman began to use his axe at once, and, just as the two Kalidahs were nearly across, the tree fell with a crash into the gulf, carrying the ugly, snarling brutes with it, and both were dashed to pieces on the sharp rocks at the bottom.
I try to bear it, but it's so sharp I can't help crying."
When they came to the great lake they rowed across, and when they reached the three sharp swords they sat on the plough-wheel, and on the glassy mountain they stuck the three needles in.
"So it is," remarked the Scarecrow, "and it means a tedious climb over those sharp rocks if we can't use this passage.
Williams said the Sharps' daughters, including 5-year-old Jessica Sharp who slept with her mother in a tent the night her sisters died, were the pride and joy of their parents.
"Sandy" Sharp joined Westvaco us a research engineer in 1978, he also joined TAPPI.
Again, count up five letters in the alphabet, and you will find yourself in D, with the sharps falling in sequence.