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[Jul. 15th, 2007|12:25 pm]
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Pronunciation: 'flesh
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English flæsc; akin to Old High German fleisk flesh and perhaps to Old English flEan to flay -- more at FLAY
1 a : the soft parts of the body of an animal and especially of a vertebrate; especially : the parts composed chiefly of skeletal muscle as distinguished from internal organs, bone, and integument b : the condition of having ample fat on the body c : SKIN
2 a : edible parts of an animal b : flesh of a mammal or fowl eaten as food
3 a : the physical nature of human beings <the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak -- Matthew 26:41 One of my favorite words to wrap my mouth around, to almost suck greedily on. lips come together, almost biting as they slowly let out the beginning of the word, followed with the "shh" of two lovers tangled in sheets and arms and legs in someone else's house. flesh is a word that is pure sex, a word that makes you feel naked and exposed and hungry for the touch of skin on skin, flesh on flesh on flesh.