- the breast of an animal
- meat cut from this part
Origin of brisketMiddle English brusket, akin to Danish bryske: for Indo-European base see breast
- The chest of an animal.
- The ribs and meat taken from the chest of an animal.
Origin of brisketMiddle English brusket, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse brj&omacron;sk, cartilage.