Definitions

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  • n. A woman's breast, usually as the plural bristols.

Etymologies

Shortened from Bristol City, the name of an English football team, for, titty. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • In this citation, a reference to the type of paper:
    "The two mothers-in-law sat in May’s drawing-room on the afternoon of the great day, Mrs. Archer writing out the menus on Tiffany’s thickest gilt-edged bristol, while Mrs. Welland superintended the placing of the palms and standard lamps."
    - Edith Wharton, 'The Age of Innocence'.

    September 20, 2009

  • In tiddlywinks, "a gromp shot in which the face of the squidger is held perpendicular to the wink being played, and roughly parallel to the intended direction of the shot." (Originated at the University of Bristol.)

    August 27, 2008