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perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and

a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery

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But racket technology has developed far beyond the Bjorn Borg era of laminated wood and cat gut - the game is dominated by big hitters with hi-tech rackets rather than finesse players.
Even a horrific childhood accident I once had, involving a stick, cat gut and my little finger wasn't a patch on this.
1, confirming that he's the best in the world at the fine art of belting a fuzzy yellow ball with a paddle of synthetic cat gut.
Muscles and subcutaneous tissue were sutured with the help of chromic cat gut no.
Cat gut 3-0 chromic A' circle r26,nylon thread 26mm no.
There's a gruesome lumber pump, used to drain fluid from the spine, and the cat gut used for stitching wounds.
It is a question of the potency of the instrument and its beautiful sherry colour which makes a non-player like me wonder at the fact that such sweet melodies issue forth from what is basically varnished wood and cat gut.