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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Definitions for giblets

  1. The heart, liver, gizzard, and the like, of a fowl, often cooked separately.

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Citations for giblets
She prods the chicken, flexes a wing, pokes a finger into the cavity, fishes out the giblets. Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale
Whatever you say to such people, they think you're talking about their problem, like the story of the cat, where the couple was arguing about a divorce but the cat thought they were disagreeing about the giblets for its lunch. Umberto Eco, Foucault's Pendulum
Origin of giblets
1275-1325
Giblets most likely derives from the Old French gibelet, "a stew made from wild game."