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Meaning of BRISKET

Pronunciation:  'briskit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest especially of beef
 

BRISKET is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: cut, cut of meat

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bris"ket\, n. [OE. bruskette, OF. bruschet, F.
br['e]chet, brichet; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. brysced
the breast of a slain animal, brisket, Corn. vrys breast,
Armor. brusk, bruched, the front of the chest, Gael. brisgein
the cartilaginous part of a bone.]
That part of the breast of an animal which extends from the
fore legs back beneath the ribs; also applied to the fore
part of a horse, from the shoulders to the bottom of the
chest.

Note: [See Illust. of {Beef}.]

 

 

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