English version

breast in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreastbreast1 /brest/ ●●● S3 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 HBHBODYwoman’s body [countable] one of the two round raised parts on a woman’s chest that produce milk when she has a baby πŸ”Š These bras are specially designed for women with large breasts. πŸ”Š breast milk πŸ”Š breast cancerbare-breasted/small-breasted etc2 chestCHEST [countable]HBH written the part of your body between your neck and your stomach πŸ”Š Dick cradled her photograph against his breast.3 birdPART OF A BIRD [countable]HBB the front part of a bird’s body, below its neck πŸ”Š a robin with a red breastred-breasted/white-breasted etc πŸ”Š red-breasted geese4 meatMEAT [uncountable]DFF meat that comes from the front part of the body of a bird such as a chicken πŸ”Š turkey breast5 clothes [countable usually singular] the part of a jacket, shirt etc that covers the top part of your chest β†’ double-breasted, single-breasted6 β†’ make a clean breast of it/things7 emotionsEMOTIONS [countable] literaryFEEL HAPPY/FRIGHTENED/BORED ETC where your feelings of sadness, love, anger, fear etc come from πŸ”Š a troubled breast β†’ beat your breast at beat1(31), β†’ chimney breast
Examples from the Corpus
breastβ€’ breast cancerβ€’ A variety of experimental technologies are being tested in the effort to find better ways to diagnose breast cancer, Blumenthal said.β€’ Fill the terrine with layers of forcemeat and guinea fowl breast.β€’ His arms were folded across his breast.β€’ Nate kept patting his breast pockets, looking for his pipe.β€’ I consoled him at my breast when he wept.β€’ Remove breasts before the leg-thigh pieces, while still springy and juicy, and keep warm.β€’ Anger swelled the young man's breast.