Definition of Neck sweetbread

1. Noun. Edible thymus gland of an animal.

Exact synonyms: Throat Sweetbread
Generic synonyms: Organs, Variety Meat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neck Sweetbread

neck of talus
neck of the woods
neck of thigh bone
neck of tooth
neck of urinary bladder
neck oil
neck pad
neck pain
neck reflexes
neck ring
neck rings
neck ruff
neck sign
neck sweetbread (current term)
neck up
neckache
neckaches
neckar nut
neckatee
neckatees
neckband
neckbands
neckbeard
neckbearded
neckbeards
neckbeef
neckbeefs
neckbone

Literary usage of Neck sweetbread

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The pancreas of the calf is used for food under the name of the 'stomach sweetbread," in distinction to the "neck sweetbread," which is the thymus gland. ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Cp. throat-sweetbread (also neck-sweetbread), butcher's name for the thymus gland, see NED. (sv Throat, 8 d). throng, pressed closely together; ..."

3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"The thymus of calves and lambs is called sweetbread, or neck sweetbread. Thy'roid Gland, a glandular structure consisting of two lobes, with a connecting ..."

4. Practical Dietetics: With Reference to Diet in Disease by Alida Frances Pattee (1905)
"The gland consists of two parts connected by a tubing; the long, slender portion called the " neck " sweetbread, and the round, thick part known as the ..."

5. Practical Dietetics: With Reference to Diet in Disease by Alida Frances Pattee (1905)
"The gland consists of two parts connected by a tubing; the long, slender portion called the " neck " sweetbread, and the round, ..."

6. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1898)
"The thymus, " neck sweetbread," or " throat bread," is well known to the average butcher, but the thyroid or " throat glands " are not so generally known, ..."

7. A Handbook of Invalid Cooking for the Use of Nurses in Training-schools by Mary A. Boland (1893)
"The gland consists of two parts, the long, slender portion called the "neck" sweetbread, and the round, thick part known as the "heart" sweetbread. ..."

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