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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brisket  \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}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brisket 
  n  :  a  cut  of  meat  from  the  breast  or  lower  chest  especially  of 
  beef 




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