n.— «Surgical originally made a name for itself by creating extra-long instruments to operate on morbidly obese people. These include a device called the endoclaw—or kebab skewer as it is known in the trade. Surgeons use it to skewer fat.» —“Surgical Innovations targets US” by Ros Snowdon Yorkshire Post (Leeds, United Kingdom) May 1, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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