One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The slight hollow overlying the lower end of the breastbone; also called spoon of the brisket. Also (English regional): the navel or midriff.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. In some forms from heart + spoon.
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