Definitions for kishkeˈkɪʃ kə
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.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
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.