- a Scot word for breast
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Examples from the Web for breist
D'ye mind yon nicht langsyne when your faither came in wi' a terrible look in his een and struck me in the breist?The House with the Green Shutters</p>
George Douglas Brown
But aboot that word—I've heard ye say yirsel' frae the pulpit as how hell is a maist awfu' feelin' i' the breist.
Verra well, dinna ye think as hoo yon Irish whelp I skelpit the day 'll hae a waesome feelin' i' his breist?
Think o' yir son win-nin' the Victoria Cross, wumman, an' ye 'ill see it on his breist.The Days of Auld Lang Syne
He was a brave sodger, but he wasna long fechtin' in France till he got a bullet in his breist.Huntingtower