haslet

noun has·let \ˈhaslə̇t, ˈhās-, -āzl-\
variants: or

hasslet

\ˈhaslə̇t, ˈhās-, -āzl-\

Definition of haslet

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the edible viscera (as the heart or liver) of a butchered animal (as a hog)

  2. 2 :  a braised dish made of edible viscera

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Origin and Etymology of haslet

Middle English hastlet, hastelet, from Middle French hastelet piece of meat roasted on a spit, diminutive of haste piece of meat roasted on a spit, from Old French, modification (influenced by Old French haste shaft of a spear, from Latin hasta spear) of a Germanic word represented by Old High German harsta frying pan; akin to Old English hierstan, hyrstan to fry, roast, Middle High German harst gridiron, Old English heorth hearth — more at hearth, yard


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