Definitions for haggisˈhæg ɪs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a traditional Scottish pudding made of the heart, liver, etc., of a sheep or calf, minced with suet and oatmeal, seasoned, and boiled in the stomach of the animal.
Category: Cooking, Scottish
Origin of haggis:
1375–1425; late ME hageys < AF *hageis=hag- (root of haguer to chop, hash < MD hacken to hack1) +-eis n. suffix used in cookery terms
made of sheep's or calf's viscera minced with oatmeal and suet and onions and boiled in the animal's stomach
a traditional Scottish dish made from minced offal and oatmeal etc, boiled in the stomach of a sheep etc; traditionally served with neeps and tatties and accompanied with whisky.
a Scotch pudding made of the heart, liver, lights, etc., of a sheep or lamb, minced with suet, onions, oatmeal, etc., highly seasoned, and boiled in the stomach of the same animal; minced head and pluck
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Scotch dish, "great chieftain o' the puddin' race," composed of the chopped lungs, heart, and liver of a sheep, mixed with suet and oatmeal, seasoned with onions, pepper, salt, &c., and boiled in a sheep's stomach.
The Roycroft Dictionary
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