giblets

[jib-lits]
plural noun
the heart, liver, gizzard, and the like, of a fowl, often cooked separately.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English < Old French gibelet a stew of game; compare French gibelotte rabbit stew

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giblets (ˈdʒɪblɪts)
 
pl n
(sometimes singular) the gizzard, liver, heart, and neck of a fowl
 
[C14: from Old French gibelet stew of game birds, probably from gibier game, of Germanic origin]

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giblets
c.1300, from O.Fr. gibelet "game stew," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Frank. *gabaiti "hunting with falcons."
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Example sentences
They can be used for other purposes, such as giblet pie or giblet gravy.
Vegetables include old fashioned candied yams, country-style green beans and
  mashed potatoes with giblet gravy.
When cooking whole frozen poultry, remove the giblet pack from the cavity as
  soon as you can loosen it.
For many years, chickens were sold whole, with the giblet pouch inside.
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