breastbone

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breastbone

(brĕst′bōn′)
n.

breastbone

The STERNUM.
References in classic literature ?
And I struck him in the throat above the breastbone.
And tilting his head know- ingly, he tapped his breastbone to indicate that she had a good heart: not hard, not fierce, open to com- passion, charitable to the poor!
And after pointing below his breastbone, he made a hard wringing motion with his hands.