from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A flat, round baked roll topped with onion flakes.
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- n. A flat bread roll topped with onion flakes. Instead of a hole like a bagel, it has a depression in the middle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. flat crusty-bottomed onion roll
Thanks to Mel Brooks, creator of The Producers—one of the few smash-hit musicals without one popular song—the word bialy is rising on America’s horizon.
A bialy is a round, saucer-size pletzl, “flat bread” rhymes with pretzel, that has its center mushed in to form a depression made delectable with bits of onion.
But at Nanny's shiva I piled my plate high with orange, buttery salmon, scoops of creamy white fish salad, sliced tomatoes and a toasted bialy.
Move from a whole bagel to a bialy or English muffin, from a sub, hoagie, or plain roll to sliced bread.
Its main staple, however, is actually the hand-made bialy, a thinner version of the bagel.
He would order a dozen bagels to bring home, plus a bialy for Lizzie to eat in the park.
This whole affair would taste really great on a bagel or toasted bialy.
On the geological bialy of New York City where I used to live, physical space was atomically tight.
You'd be surprised how many people don't know what a bialy is.
A bialy is like a bagel, except its not boiled first and it has the same topping onions and poppyseeds.
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