gizzard gizzard  /ˈɡɪ zərd/


  • (n) thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food



  1. He fried some dumplings and probably boiled the gizzard, when he should have roasted it.
  2. Coiled in the bird's gullet, still showing signs of life but with its head firmly imbedded in the bird's gizzard, was a 15-in.
  3. He had the gizzard to contribute to the September American Mercury a nostalgic article extolling the French democratic tradition.


  1. ‘Unusually high’ numbers of fish dying in many WNY waterways

    Rising to the top: Dead fish – probably gizzard shad – float to the surface of the water Tuesday in Wilson Harbor on Lake Ontario. Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

  2. Gizzards, games and good times - oh my

    Loading Photo Galleries ... Kabobs from Lamai's Kitchen sizzle on the grill at the annual Gizzard Festival in Potterville Sunday. / Robert Killips/Lansing State Journal
    on June 10, 2013     Source: DeWitt-Bath Review

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  1. Asbury writes the miner sank into a chair and muttered, "Right down to my gizzard! Yes sir, right down to my gizzard!"
    on Dec 24, 2008 By: Herbert Asbury Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "We didn't used to buy chicken pieces," says Blythman. "We bought a chicken. We had it hot once, and then we scraped the bits off it for sandwiches, and then we boiled the carcass and the gizzard and used the stock to make soup or risotto....
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Joanna Blythman Source:

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