Origin of gibletMiddle English gibelet from OFr, stew made of game, roast game from gibier, wild game from gibois, game from Frankish an unverified form gibaiti, falconry; akin to Old Norse beita: see bait
any of various edible parts of a fowl, as the heart, gizzard, or neck, that are usually cooked separately or are used in making gravy: usually used in pl.
- (usually plural) the edible viscera of a bird
- The common gamer term "gib" (derived from giblet, the dense gizzard organ you find in some table fowl) was born in these games - an enthusiastic word for the bloody chunks that go flying when you shoot an opponent.
- Remove all the internal organs, including the giblet and liver, and rinse the turkey clean on both the inside and outside.
- The crusaders, after failing before it in 1099, captured "Giblet" in 1103, but lost it again to Saladin in 1189.