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n. Archaic
The gullet or throat.

[Middle English wesand, perhaps from Old English *wǣsend, variant of wāsand.]
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(Anatomy) a former name for the trachea
[Old English wǣsend, wāsend; related to Old Frisian wāsenda, Old High German weisont vein, Danish vissen]
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By Heaven, and all saints in it, better food hath not passed my weasand for three livelong days, and by God's providence it is that I am now here to tell it.''
Ziwi's single-protein chews include Lamb Tripe, Lamb Drumsticks, Lamb Trachea and Beef Weasand. Each chew is crafted from grass-fed, grass-finished meats sourced from free-range New Zealand farms.
In 2014, the scope of sampling was expanded to include all precursor materials (PM) intended for use in FRGBP, including boneless beef, coarse ground beef, hearts, head meat, cheek meat, tongue roots, and weasand (oesophagus) meat.