adjective, gris·tli·er, gris·tli·est.
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Example sentences from the Web for gristly
The windpipe is composed of a series of cartilaginous or gristly rings connected together by softer tissues.Voice Production in Singing and Speaking|Wesley Mills
A certain gristly portion was given, by long custom, to the birds, and came to be known as "the raven's bone."Lady of the Lake|Sir Walter Scott
Tendons of veal are that part of the breast which lies near the ribs, and forms an opaque gristly substance.The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:|Mrs. W. G. Waters
Two notches, one circular and one triangular, had been cut from the gristly portion of the right ear of each deer.The Purple Flame|Roy J. Snell
Do you remember my little boy who said he was going to the angels, and he would get lots of gristly pork up there?The Christian|Hall Caine