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under the yolk

Under or at the mercy of an immense and oppressive force, burden, or pressure. (A common misspelling of the correct phrase, "under the yoke.") Thousands of people are estimated to have lost their lives under the yolk of the brutal dictatorship. Under the yolk of misogyny, racism, and homophobia, a gay woman of color will inevitably face an immense amount of discrimination in our society.
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yolk

n. semen. (Possibly confused with egg white.) Clean up that yolk before somebody sees it.
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Two generous fillets were served on a bed of crunchy green beans, two just-right soft yolky boiled eggs, with plenty of green olives (a lovely change from the more traditional black olives normally in Nicoise), anchovies and drizzled with a very moreish pesto dressing.
People go out into the ocean to collect the epitokes, which are the yolky egg-filled posterior ends shed by the spawning females.
Fold the egg white into the yolky mascarpone, and then spread half of this mixture on top of the layer of biscuits.
And Schulhoff's song Pasala yolky is transformed here into no more than a witty theatrical etude.
The Spanish connection means that tapas will be a major feature including one called Broken Eggs, made from spicy Spanish sausage, chunky chips and three yolky ouefs which has already hit the spot with the punters.
But these are soldiers of a far more peaceful, yolky kind - and the technology involved is far less scary.
We suspect that they may have scored some female blue sharks as pregnant if the ovary contained large yolky ova (this problem did not occur for mako and porbeagle sharks, which have much smaller ovarian ova).