brisket

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noun bris·ket \ˈbris-kət\

Definition of brisket

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

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Origin and Etymology of brisket

Middle English brusket; akin to Old English brēost breast


First Known Use: 14th century


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brisket

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noun bris·ket \ˈbris-kət\

Medical Definition of brisket

  1. :  the breast or lower chest of a quadruped animal



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