Definition for Breast (-s)

breast (-s), n. [OE.] (webplay: broad, conscience, full, heart, human, look big, meet, mind, names, placed, soft, strings, vestment, worn).

  1. Corolla; center of pollen; central part of a flower.
  2. Bosom; chest; upper torso; [fig.] bodice; shirt; blouse; upper part of clothing.
  3. Conscience; disposition; sensitivity; center of affections; capacity for tender feelings; [fig.] spirit; essence; being; consciousness; divine center.
  4. Heart; organ that pumps blood; center of the circulatory system in the human body; [fig.] earth; nature.
  5. Consciousness; perception; awareness; capacity for emotions; seat of intellect.
  6. Shell; pod; case; inner core; [fig.] rigidity; hard heart; limited response.
  7. Love; care; protection; nurturing; guardianship; safe-keeping; [fig.] embrace; affectionate hug; (see John 13:25).
  8. Body; physical being; mortal frame; [fig.] corpse; cadaver; remains.
  9. Ground; hill; mound; knoll; rise of earth; swell of land; [fig.] supporting surface; place of rest.
  10. Front part; upper portion; bird's thorax.

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