Definition of cartilage:
For, on that principle, the wedge- like snout of a swine, with its tough cartilage at the end, the little sunk eyes, and the whole make of the head, so well adapted to its offices of digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful.- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
- "The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga A Ride Through the Mountains of Northern Luzon With an Appendix on the Independence of the Philippines", Cornelis De Witt Willcox.
- "The Portal of Dreams", Charles Neville Buck.