One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A woman's breasts.
chest, bosom, breastsView synonyms
- ‘And what could be better than a British comedy and the innocent joy gleaned from a glimpse of an actress's bristols?’
- ‘I mean, I'm a lady, and, consequently, I'm not too surprised by the sight of another lady's bristols, because I've seen similar things before.’
1960s: from rhyming slang Bristol Cities ‘titties’.
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