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frail

A woman. The phrase comes from rhyming slang in which "frail frame" rhymes with "dame." Look at that frail, walking in here like she owns the place.

twist

and frail
n. a girl; a woman. (Underworld. Possibly rhyming slang twist and twirl = girl and frail frame = dame. Detective novels and movies.) This good-looking twist comes over to the table and asks Lefty if he’d like to dance. I’ll shoot the frail if you don’t hand it over!

frail

verb
See twist

twist

/wrap around (one's) little finger
To dominate utterly and effortlessly.
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In my self-made seraglio, I was a radiant and robust Turk, deliberately, in the full consciousness of his freedom, postponing the moment of actually enjoying the youngest and frailest of his slaves.
That tie to the sacraments was the thinnest, the frailest of lights in what was an overwhelmingly dark ocean of worldliness, the victory of everything but God.
"Nancy constantly works to assure fair payment for the frailest seniors who have a small voice but a great need." Day says.
"The proposed rules penalize the physicians who care for the sickest and frailest Medicare patients," he said.
The proportion of the frailest elderly in OECD countries (age 80 and older) will grow sharply to 1 in 10 by 2050, up from 1 in 25 in 2010.
Christianity, for all its perceived faults, still offers consistent and solid teaching about the inherent dignity of the human person, at all stages of life, from the tiniest zygote to the frailest elderly person.
Peter Kay, president of the British Orthopaedic Association, welcomed the audit as it showed how care for some of the country's frailest and most vulnerable patients could be improved, as well as highlighting how much progress had been made because NHS trusts were openly reporting their performance figures.
Andy Chaplin, consultant in orthogeriatrics at the trust, said: "The work has focused on improving outcomes and experience across the whole patient journey from admission to discharge for a group of patients, many of whom are the frailest in hospital."
“The care that we provide not only to full-term newborns, but also to the tiniest, frailest infants, is extraordinary, and we are so proud to have that level of care acknowledged,” said Constance A.
These suggestions provide, on the one hand, an image of the Adirondacks where even the frailest of individuals can relax and enjoy a pleasurable journey, and on the other, a series of do-it-yourself steps to become a fit an adequate sportsman.
The likeness of those who take (false deities as) Auliya (Protectors, helpers) other than Allah is the likeness of a spider who builds (for itself) a house; but verily, the frailest (weakest) of house is the spider's house-if they but knew.
44 became "Here the Frailest Leaves of Me" in 1867; No.
From higher still, let's say a satellite map, With every turning threshold of range and scope The center grows center-less, An assemblage of "dreamy anonymity," Strangely depthless, a flat and fracturing collage Of small lives moving en masse Like passing circuits across a motherboard No matter their ambitions or pains, no matter But matter animated By what you called the frailest "fragments of adjustment" Our idea of the world a frontier in extremis, Derelict, desolate, Which is to say, as you would say, what you saw As a fall and a forgetting, a banal eclipse That leaves us in the meantime, An erased horizon, and earth unchained from its sun.
Our Prediction: Medina will successfully fight to protect these workers who tend to California's frailest and most vulnerable citizens.
have done: using criteria developed for the frailest elderly residing in nursing homes to evaluate prescribing for noninstitutionalized elderly populations.