[ jib-lits ]
/ ˈdʒɪb lɪts /
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the heart, liver, gizzard, and the like, of a fowl, often cooked separately.
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Origin of giblets
1275–1325; Middle English <Old French gibelet a stew of game; compare French gibelotte rabbit stew
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How to use giblets in a sentence
But for Moore, the most difficult and also most satisfying fait accompli was her giblet gravy.Food Writers Share Thanksgiving Stories|Jessica Ferri|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Do you like a turkey, roasted brown and crispy, with giblet gravy and cranberry jelly?The Story Of Waitstill Baxter|By Kate Douglas Wiggin
Add to it the lemon juice, and, if liked, two glasses of Madeira wine; also the pieces of giblet.The Skilful Cook|Mary Harrison
Wash the gizzard carefully and boil in water to use for giblet sauce.
Giblet Gravy—If the chicken was properly roasted the drippings in the pan should be nicely browned, but not burned.
Arrange them symmetrically on a flat dish, and pour over them a giblet sauce made of chicken or turkey gravy.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
British Dictionary definitions for giblets
/ (ˈdʒɪblɪts) /
(sometimes singular) the gizzard, liver, heart, and neck of a fowl
Word Origin for giblets
C14: from Old French gibelet stew of game birds, probably from gibier game, of Germanic origin
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