Brisket : Definition

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Pronunciation : Bris"ket
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. bruskette, OF. bruschet, F. bréchet, brichet; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. brysced the breast of a slain animal, brisket, Corn. vrys breast, Armor. brusk, bruched, the front of the chest, Gael. brisgein the cartilaginous part of a bone.]
Definition : Defn: That part of the breast of an animal which extends from the fore legs back beneath the ribs; also applied to the fore part of a horse, from the shoulders to the bottom of the chest.

Note: [See Illust. of Beef.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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