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haslet

[has-lit, heys-, heyz-] /ˈhæs lɪt, ˈheɪs-, ˈheɪz-/
noun, Chiefly Southern U.S.
1.
the heart, liver, etc., of a hog or other animal used for food.
Also, harslet.
Origin
1300-1350
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

/ˈhæzlɪt/
noun
1.
a loaf of cooked minced pig's offal, eaten cold
Word Origin
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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