haslet

haslet

[has-lit, heys-, heyz-]
noun Chiefly Southern U.S.
the heart, liver, etc., of a hog or other animal used for food.
Also, harslet.


Origin:
1300–50; Middle English hastelet < Middle French: roasted meat, diminutive (see -let) of haste spit, piece of spitroasted meat < Germanic; compare Old English hearstepanne frying pan, hierstan to roast, fry, Dutch harst sirloin; see hearth

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haslet or harslet (ˈhæzlɪt)
 
n
a loaf of cooked minced pig's offal, eaten cold
 
[C14: from Old French hastelet piece of spit roasted meat, from haste spit, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German harsta frying pan]
 
harslet or harslet
 
n
 
[C14: from Old French hastelet piece of spit roasted meat, from haste spit, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German harsta frying pan]

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