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haslet

(Gen); hatless (Crooked) [cf. Gullah haslet an unspecified organ (Gonzales 1924:45); cf. OED haslet (hastlet to 1700's) a piece of meat to be roasted, especially part of the entrails of a hog, sheep, calf, etc.; cf. US dial. South haslet liver and lights of a slaughtered pig WEA, wind-pipe of an animal ADD]

n. 1. a butcher's lagniappe: 1976 If it were meat that the fain ill' desired for that day, any of these men would add a "haslet" to the purchase, with the cheerful admonition, "Take this home, boy" (Eneas 38). (Gen.)

2. a specific organ of a goat, next to the liver. (Black)

3. the edible organs of an animal. (White)

Tags: animal, food, noun

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Last update: 2010-10-01 22:03
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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