Definitions for kishkeˈkɪʃ kə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
kish•keˈkɪʃ kə(n.)(pl.)-kes or -kas.
a dish of beef or fowl casing stuffed as with flour, fat, and onions, and roasted.
kishkes,Slang. the innermost parts; guts.
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Origin of kishke:
1935–40; < Yiddish < Slavic; cf. Pol kiszka sausage
kishke, stuffed derma(noun)
(Judaism) roasted fowl intestines with a seasoned filling of matzo meal and suet
A dish made from stuffed intestine.
1969, Subsequently she was over the toilet all night throwing up. u2018My kishkas came out from that thing! Some practical joker!u2019 u2014 Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint
Origin: 1935–40. From קישקע, from — kiszka, кишка, or кишка. Ultimately from kyša. Related to Sanskrit and possibly Ancient Greek κύστις.
Kishka or kishke refers to various types of sausage or stuffed intestine with a filling made from a combination of meat and meal, often a grain. The dish is popular across Eastern Europe as well as with immigrant communities from those areas. It is also eaten by Ashkenazi Jews who prepare their version according to kashrut dietary laws. The name itself is Slavic in origin, and literally means "gut" or "intestine."
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