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1    boob     (slang)   bosom, bust, chest, front, teat, thorax, tit     (slang)   udder  
2    being, conscience, core, emotions, feelings, heart, seat of the affections, sentiments, soul, thoughts  
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  ( breasts    plural  )
1       n-count   A woman's breasts are the two soft, round parts on her chest that can produce milk to feed a baby.  
oft poss N  
She wears a low-cut dress which reveals her breasts..., As my newborn cuddled at my breast, her tiny fingers stroked my skin.     
  -breasted      comb in adj  
She was slim and muscular and full-breasted.     
2       n-count   A person's breast is the upper part of his or her chest.  
LITERARY   poss N  
He struck his breast in a dramatic gesture.     
3       n-count   A bird's breast is the front part of its body.  
The cock's breast is tinged with chestnut.     
  -breasted      comb in adj  
...flocks of red-breasted parrots.     
4       n-sing   The breast of a shirt, jacket, or coat is the part which covers the top part of the chest.  
the N  
He reached into his breast pocket for his cigar case.     
5       n-var   You can refer to piece of meat that is cut from the front of a bird or lamb as breast.  
...a chicken breast with vegetables., ...breast of lamb.     

breast-feed        ( breast-feeds    3rd person present)   ( breast-feeding    present participle)   ( breast-fed    past tense & past participle  ) , breastfeed, breast feed   When a woman breast-feeds her baby, she feeds it with milk from her breasts, rather than from a bottle.      verb   (=suckle)  
Not all women have the choice whether or not to breast feed their babies...      V n  
Leading scientists claim breast-fed babies are intellectually brighter.      V-ed, Also V  
  breast-feeding      n-uncount  
There are many advantages to breast feeding.     
breast milk      , breast-milk  
Breast milk is the white liquid produced by women to breast-feed their babies.      n-uncount  
breast pocket        ( breast pockets    plural  ) The breast pocket of a man's coat or jacket is a pocket, usually on the inside, next to his chest.      n-count   with poss  
I kept the list in my breast pocket.     
chimney breast        ( chimney breasts    plural  ) , chimney-breast   A chimney breast is the part of a wall in a room which is built out round a chimney.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  

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beast, breath, brat, breadth

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
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