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brisket Syllabification: bris·ket
Pronunciation: /ˈbriskit/

Definition of brisket in English:


Meat cut from the breast of an animal, typically a cow.
Example sentences
  • Meats include St. Louis-style ribs, hand-pulled pork, brisket and steak, as well as chicken and fish.
  • The meats most often used are Sliced brisket, sausage, and pork ribs.
  • We had herbed chicken, beef brisket, chili beans, fruit salad and corn on the cob.


Middle English: perhaps from Old Norse brjósk 'cartilage, gristle'.

Words that rhyme with brisket

biscuit, frisket
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