from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A condition in which the sternum projects forward, the arch of the ribs on either side being flattened.
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In the latest quarter, Mr. Sanderson said boneless chicken-breast prices dropped 19% from the year earlier while the average price for bulk leg quarters rose 30%, with relatively strong dark meat prices reflecting good export demand during the year.
Sanderson Farms Posts Loss on Higher Feed Costs, Weak Market Ben Fox Rubin 2011
The Traeger won the chicken-breast competition in part due to the subtle applewood flavoring it imparted.
Burning Pellets in the Grill Laura Johannes 2011
In the latest quarter, Sanderson said boneless chicken-breast prices slumped 22%, while jumbo wing prices slipped nearly 28%.
Hormel Profit Rises 15% on Strong Grocery, Turkey Results Marshall Eckblad 2011
Pilgrim's Pride, based in Pittsburg, Texas, said market pricing for chicken-breast meat is $1.33 a pound, well below the prior five-year average for August of approximately $1.63 a pound and significantly below the average price of more than $1.80 a pound four years ago.
The privately held chain--with $2.3 billion in systemwide sales last year from 1,300 franchised stores in the U.S.--is best known for chicken-breast sandwiches that inspire fans to camp out so they are first in line when a new restaurant opens.
The Cult of Chick-fil-A Emily Schmall 2007
The fingers and thumb, placed on each side of the breast-bone, compress the ribs; and any one with the hand so placed will at once perceive that if the pressure were strong, and the resistance from the elasticity of the ribs weak, the impression on the chest resulting would correspond exactly with the deformity named chicken-breast.
Founder Carl Karcher borrowed $311 to buy a Los Angeles hot-dog cart in 1941 and became a pioneer in the industry, introducing salad bars, char-broiled chicken-breast sandwiches and self - service beverage stations.
BusinessWeek.com -- 2010
The canned meat is white and tender and is said to taste something like chicken-breast or quail.
The Old Foodie The Old Foodie 2010
That's why it's most indispensable on the blandest of all foods: chicken-breast sandwiches,
Again, get some of everything: the salty, fantastic charred-but-rare sirloin; some linguiça (a loose, coarse-grained pork sausage quite unlike the Portuguese version); a bit of superb, lightly fat-rimmed pork loin; some liverish but delicious chicken hearts (disturbingly like tiny human organs); chicken-breast chunks wrapped with bacon to avoid drying out; a meaty beef rib or two.