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brisket

[ bris-kit ]
/ ˈbrɪs kɪt /
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noun

the breast of an animal, or the part of the breast lying next to the ribs.
a cut of meat, especially beef, from this part.

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Origin of brisket

1300–50; Middle English brusket, perhaps <Old Norse brjōsk cartilage
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British Dictionary definitions for brisket

brisket
/ (ˈbrɪskɪt) /

noun

the breast of a four-legged animal
the meat from this part, esp of beef

Word Origin for brisket

C14: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse brjōsk gristle, Norwegian and Danish brusk
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