- 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
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