haslet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n haslet heart and liver and other edible viscera especially of hogs; usually chopped and formed into a loaf and braised
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Haslet hăs"lĕt The edible viscera, as the heart, liver, etc., of a beast, esp. of a hog.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n haslet Originally, a piece of flesh to be roasted, especially part of the entrails of the wild boar; now, the entrails of a beast, especially of a hog, as the heart, liver, etc., used for human food.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Haslet has′let the edible entrails of an animal, esp. the hog
    • Haslet Also Hars′let
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. hâtelettes, broil, for hastelettes, fr. F. haste, spit; cf. L. hasta, spear, and also OHG. harst, gridiron

Usage

In literature:

There was not a hog killed within three parishes of him whereof he had not some part of the haslet and puddings.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
There was not a hog killed within three parishes of him whereof he had not some part of the haslet and puddings.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
Their haslets are equal to that of a hog, and the flesh of some of them eats little inferior to beef-steaks.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14" by Robert Kerr
Mamaroneck, attack made upon Rogers at, by Colonel Haslet, ii.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
Missus brung a basket, An' give poor Nigger de haslet.
"Negro Folk Rhymes" by Thomas W. Talley
Sometimes he brought hog haslets an' good things to de nigger house an' tole us to cook it.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
Prepare the stuffing of the liver, heart and haslets, stewed, seasoned and chopped fine.
"Home Pork Making" by A. W. Fulton
A brave stand was made on the summit of the hill by Haslet, Ritzema, and Smallwood, with their troops.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
If Brother Haslet will help me, we will crush the body.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity" by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
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In news:

The Haslet City Council late Monday night voted to accept a settlement agreement with former City Administrator Ashley Stathatos, signaling an end to her 16-month tenure as the city's top administrator.
Haslet 's Haunted Hayride event Oct 27.
Annual event is the biggest fundraiser for the Haslet Volunteer Fire Department.
Haslet soldier selected for Bush center's Warrior Open golf event.
Vendor at Haslet Farmer's Market collect letters to Santa.
Vendor at Haslet Farmer 's Market collect letters to Santa.
The Haslet BBQ joint is celebrating 25 years ins business by bringing back prices from the past.
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