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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of fatty degeneration in which, on post-mortem examination, the substance of the heart shows alternate streaks of yellow (fat) and red color (normal muscular tissue).

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  • "tiger-heart," as Pierre himself had called her, might one day have been the mother of a child, his child.

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