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Meaning of BREAST

Pronunciation:  brest

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the front part of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen; "he beat his breast in anger"
  2. [n]  either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
  3. [n]  meat carved from the breast of a fowl
  4. [v]  confront bodily; "breast the storm"
  5. [v]  reach the summit; "They breasted the mountain"
  6. [v]  meet at breast level; "The runner breasted the tape"

BREAST is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: boob, front, knocker, tit, titty, white meat
 See Also: adult female body, areola, arrive at, attain, body part, bosom, chest, chicken, confront, converge, face, gain, helping, hit, lactiferous duct, make, mamma, mammary gland, meet, pectus, portion, poulet, reach, ring of color, serving, thorax, turkey, volaille, woman's body



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Breast\ (br[e^]st), n. [OE. brest, breost, As.
    bre['o]st; akin to Icel. brj[=o]st, Sw. br["o]st, Dan. bryst,
    Goth. brusts, OS. briost, D. borst, G. brust.]
    1. The fore part of the body, between the neck and the belly;
       the chest; as, the breast of a man or of a horse.
    2. Either one of the protuberant glands, situated on the
       front of the chest or thorax in the female of man and of
       some other mammalia, in which milk is secreted for the
       nourishment of the young; a mamma; a teat.
             My brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother.
                                                   --Cant. viii.
    3. Anything resembling the human breast, or bosom; the front
       or forward part of anything; as, a chimney breast; a plow
       breast; the breast of a hill.
             Mountains on whose barren breast The laboring clouds
             do often rest.                        --Milton.
    4. (Mining)
       (a) The face of a coal working.
       (b) The front of a furnace.
    5. The seat of consciousness; the repository of thought and
       self-consciousness, or of secrets; the seat of the
       affections and passions; the heart.
             He has a loyal breast.                --Shak.
    6. The power of singing; a musical voice; -- so called,
       probably, from the connection of the voice with the lungs,
       which lie within the breast. [Obs.]
             By my troth, the fool has an excellent breast.
    {Breast drill}, a portable drilling machine, provided with a
       breastplate, for forcing the drill against the work.
    {Breast pang}. See {Angina pectoris}, under {Angina}.
    {To make a clean breast}, to disclose the secrets which weigh
       upon one; to make full confession.
  2. \Breast\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.{Breasted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose
    manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves.
       The court breasted the popular current by sustaining the
       demurrer.                                   --Wirt.
    {To breast up a hedge}, to cut the face of it on one side so
       as to lay bare the principal upright stems of the plants.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of breasts, symbolizes primal nourishment and your need to be nursed and care for. It represent motherhood, nurturance, and infantile dependency. Alternatively, breasts represents sexual arousal and raw energy. Seeing naked breasts can also denote a feeling of exposure and invasion of privacy. In particular, for a woman, the dream may indicate anxieties about becoming a woman/mother.
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