American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The heart, liver, and other edible viscera of an animal, especially hog viscera.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Originally, a piece of flesh to be roasted, especially part of the entrails of the wild boar; now, the entrails of a beast, especially of a hog, as the heart, liver, etc., used for human food.
- n. the internal organs of an animal, especially the heart and liver of a pig
- n. a meatloaf made of that (and seasoning)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The edible viscera, as the heart, liver, etc., of a beast, esp. of a hog.
- n. heart and liver and other edible viscera especially of hogs; usually chopped and formed into a loaf and braised
- From Old French hastilles ("entrails"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English hastelet, from Old French, diminutive of haste, roast meat, spit, perhaps from Latin hasta, spear, or of Germanic origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“New legislation would see the resurgence of independently-run local shops, run by surly harridans selling overpriced tins of out-of-date haslet.”
“There was not a hog killed within three parishes of him whereof he had not some part of the haslet and puddings.”
“So the butcher made two packages, one of the lean but tasty forequarters for Lukasz, anotherof haslet for the peasant Jan, and the lord of Bukowo, as petty a one as lived in all of Poland, rode home with his meat and a sense that he had been honored.”
“In this prudent way every portion of the Castle Gorka hogs was utilized: the good cuts for the banquet, the tougher ones in Pani Danusia's pierogi, the haslet in”
“And I want you to give the haslet, all of it, to this fellow they call Jan of the Beech Trees.”
“= -- You can generally buy a pig's brain and haslet at the slaughter house for about ten cents; wash them thoroughly; slice the heart, liver, and lights, and fry them light brown in a cents 'worth of drippings.”
“Two things he was particularly fond of, and upon which he flourished whenever he could get them -- turnip greens and "hog's gullicks," the "Adam's apple" of a hog's haslet, or the "google," as it is commonly called.”
“She also mentions haslet a pork meatloaf, and a pork, liver and kidney casserole called pigs fry "that some butchers sell as a mix".”
“[Harslet or haslet, the entrails of an animal, especially of a hog, as the heart, liver, &c.] a piece of meat I love, but have not eat of I think these seven years, and after dinner abroad by coach set her at Mrs. Hunt's and I to White”
“[Harslet or haslet, the entrails of an animal, especially of a hog, as the heart, liver, &c.] a piece of meat I love, but have not eat of I think these seven years, and after dinner abroad by coach set her at Mrs. Hunt's and I to White Hall, and at the Privy Seale I enquired, and found the Bill come for the”
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