bris·​ket | \ ˈbri-skət How to pronounce brisket (audio) \

Definition of brisket

: the breast or lower chest of a quadruped animal also : a cut of beef from the brisket — see beef illustration

Examples of brisket in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Miracle Meals include dessert and feature hot mains like pastrami, corned beef and brisket. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, "21 metro Phoenix restaurants with deals and specials for 4th of July," 29 June 2020 On the trimmings front, few jobs can compare to what is needed to be done with a full brisket. Chuck Blount,, "Chuck’s Food Shack: Turn those rib, brisket trimmings into good eats," 22 June 2020 Prices range from $15 for five sausage links to $40 for half of a brisket. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Terry Black’s barbecue moves into grocery stores in Dallas," 17 June 2020 The list has now been reduced to just brisket, with the same limits across Texas. Abigail Rosenthal, Houston Chronicle, "H-E-B further reduces purchasing limits on meat across Texas," 1 June 2020 The two-day intensive focuses on all things brisket: grades and types of beef, types of smokers, wrapping vs. not wrapping meat, and more. Kim Pierce, Dallas News, "Ice cream, blueberries and brisket: It’s summer at Dallas-area farmers markets," 18 June 2020 Brunch is served starting at 11 a.m. and includes avocado toast, chicken and waffles, BBQ brisket and biscuits with gravy. Elizabeth Montgomery, azcentral, "'Pay homage to our ancestors': How to honor Juneteenth 2020 in metro Phoenix," 17 June 2020 A few hours later, this smoker produced a flavorful, smoky brisket with a super tender consistency. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Wednesday," 17 June 2020 Also serving brisket, chicken wings, sides and desserts. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "Father's Day is different this year. Here are 15+ restaurants offering specials for dad," 15 June 2020

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First Known Use of brisket

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brisket

Middle English brusket; akin to Old English brēost breast

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The first known use of brisket was in the 14th century

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5 Jul 2020

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“Brisket.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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bris·​ket | \ ˈbris-kət How to pronounce brisket (audio) \

Medical Definition of brisket

: the breast or lower chest of a quadruped animal

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