rib·​let | \ ˈri-blət How to pronounce riblet (audio) \

Definition of riblet

: one of the rib ends in the strip of breast of lamb or veal — see lamb illustration

Examples of riblet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here are some other bargains to take advantage of in July: Enjoy all-you-can-eat riblets served with coleslaw for $13.99 every Thursday for a limited time. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "Where to score restaurant deals and more in July around Indianapolis," 1 July 2019 Craig and Chris Johnson will bring a few dishes to go with Betsinger’s BBQ riblets and cookie bars. Kalyn Kahler, SI.com, "In Rural Minnesota, a Little Town With a Big Tom Brady Connection," 1 Feb. 2018 Tiny pork riblets may be the gateway meat: dry-rubbed, with a hint of sweetness, the flesh separates from the bones with little effort or interference. Mike Sula, Chicago Reader, "As Chinatown bleeds into Bridgeport, a new generation of young restaurateurs emerges," 30 Jan. 2018 Of course, some local beer pride should also be flowing on Super Sunday, so go to the source and check out Second District Brewing, also in South Philly, where the Bancroft Pale Ale will be $4 a pint and the vegan riblets are a sleeper hit. Craig Laban, Philly.com, "The best places to watch the Super Bowl in Philadelphia, according to Craig LaBan," 29 Jan. 2018 Cook the pork ribs Cut the pork racks into individual riblets. Madeleine Luckel, Vogue, "Do You Know What Thai Drinking Food Is? Let Pok Pok Explain," 31 Oct. 2017 Iron Grate also will expand its menu, with hush puppies, riblets, chicken leg quarters and a barbecue baked cheese curd-sausage dish. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Iron Grate BBQ sets last day at current location before move," 23 June 2017 In 2014, Full Moon was chosen one of the 12 Best Barbecue Joints in America by the readers of Ebony magazine, and this year, Men's Journal magazine included Full Moon's riblet fries on its list of the 17 Most Inventive French Fries in America. Bob Carlton, AL.com, "Full Moon Bar-B-Que opens its 13th Alabama restaurant," 24 May 2017

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First Known Use of riblet

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Riblet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riblet. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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