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Beast vs. Breast

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Beastnoun

Any animal other than a human; usually only applied to land vertebrates, especially large or dangerous four-footed ones.

Breastnoun

(anatomy) Either of the two organs on the front of a female human's chest, which contain the mammary glands; also the analogous organs in males.

‘Tanya's breasts grew remarkably during pregnancy.’;

Beastnoun

(more specific) A domestic animal, especially a bovine farm animal.

Breastnoun

(anatomy) The chest, or front of the human thorax.

Beastnoun

A person who behaves in a violent, antisocial or uncivilized manner.

Breastnoun

A section of clothing covering the breast area.

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Beastnoun

(slang) A large or impressive thing or structure.

‘That is a beast of a stadium.’; ‘The subwoofer that comes with this set of speakers is a beast.’;

Breastnoun

The figurative seat of the emotions, feelings etc.; one's heart or innermost thoughts.

‘She kindled hope in the breast of all who heard her.’;

Beastnoun

(slang) Someone who is particularly impressive, especially athletically or physically.

Breastnoun

The ventral portion of an animal's thorax.

‘The robin has a red breast.’;

Beastnoun

A sex offender.

Breastnoun

A choice cut of poultry, especially chicken or turkey, taken from the bird’s breast; also a cut of meat from other animals, breast of mutton, veal, pork.

‘Would you like breast or wing?’;

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Beastnoun

(figuratively) Something unpleasant and difficult.

Breastnoun

The front or forward part of anything.

‘a chimney breast; a plough breast’;

Beastnoun

A thing or matter, especially a difficult or unruly one.

Breastnoun

(mining) The face of a coal working.

Beastverb

to impose arduous exercises, either as training or as punishment.

Breastnoun

(mining) The front of a furnace.

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Beastadjective

(slang) great; excellent; powerful

Breastnoun

(obsolete) The power of singing; a musical voice.

Beastnoun

Any living creature; an animal; - including man, insects, etc.

Breastverb

To push against with the breast; to meet full on, oppose, face

‘He breasted the hill and saw the town before him.’;

Beastnoun

Any four-footed animal, that may be used for labor, food, or sport; as, a beast of burden.

‘A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast.’;

Breastnoun

The fore part of the body, between the neck and the belly; the chest; as, the breast of a man or of a horse.

Beastnoun

any animal other than a human; - opposed to man.

‘'Tain't a fit night out for man nor beast.’;

Breastnoun

Either one of the protuberant glands, situated on the front of the chest or thorax in the female of man and of some other mammalia, in which milk is secreted for the nourishment of the young; a mamma; a teat.

‘My brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother.’;

Beastnoun

Fig.: A coarse, brutal, filthy, or degraded fellow.

Breastnoun

Anything resembling the human breast, or bosom; the front or forward part of anything; as, a chimney breast; a plow breast; the breast of a hill.

‘Mountains on whose barren breastThe laboring clouds do often rest.’;

Beastnoun

A game at cards similar to loo.

Breastnoun

The face of a coal working.

Beastnoun

A penalty at beast, omber, etc. Hence: To be beasted, to be beaten at beast, omber, etc.

Breastnoun

The seat of consciousness; the repository of thought and self-consciousness, or of secrets; the seat of the affections and passions; the heart.

‘He has a loyal breast.’;

Beastnoun

a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Breastnoun

The power of singing; a musical voice; - so called, probably, from the connection of the voice with the lungs, which lie within the breast.

‘By my troth, the fool has an excellent breast.’;

Beastnoun

a cruelly rapacious person

Breastverb

To meet, with the breast; to struggle with or oppose manfully; as, to breast the storm or waves.

‘The court breasted the popular current by sustaining the demurrer.’;

Beastnoun

an animal, especially a large or dangerous four-footed one

‘a wild beast’;

Breastnoun

the front part of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen;

‘he beat his breast in anger’;

Beastnoun

a domestic animal, especially a bovine farm animal

‘mucking out and feeding the beasts is a big job’;

Breastnoun

either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

Beastnoun

an animal as opposed to a human

‘the gift of reason differentiates humanity from the beasts’;

Breastnoun

meat carved from the breast of a fowl

Beastnoun

an inhumanly cruel, violent, or depraved person

‘sex beasts who are assaulting victims’; ‘he is a filthy drunken beast’;

Breastverb

meet at breast level;

‘The runner breasted the tape’;

Beastnoun

an objectionable or unpleasant person or thing

‘a scheming, manipulative little beast’;

Breastverb

reach the summit;

‘They breasted the mountain’;

Beastnoun

a person's brutish or untamed characteristics

‘the beast in you is rearing its ugly head’;

Breastverb

confront bodily;

‘breast the storm’;

Beastnoun

a thing possessing a specified quality

‘that much-maligned beast, the rave record’;

Breastnoun

either of the two soft, protruding organs on the upper front of a woman's body which secrete milk after childbirth

‘Caroline crossed her arms over her breasts’; ‘breast cancer’;

Breastnoun

a person's chest, especially when regarded as the seat of the emotions

‘her heart was hammering in her breast’; ‘wild feelings of frustration were rising up in his breast’;

Breastnoun

the part of a bird or mammal that corresponds to a person's chest

‘the breast feathers of the doves’;

Breastnoun

a joint of meat or portion of poultry cut from the breast of a bird or mammal

‘Lisa popped a breast of chicken into the microwave’;

Breastnoun

the part of a garment that covers the chest

‘a breast pocket’;

Breastverb

face and move forwards against or through (something)

‘I watched him breast the wave’;

Breastverb

reach the top of (a hill)

‘a pair of riders breasted the rise ahead’;

Breast

The breast is one of two prominences located on the upper ventral region of the torso of primates. In females, it serves as the mammary gland, which produces and secretes milk to feed infants.

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