American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A piece of dough stuffed with potato, meat, or cheese and baked or fried.
- n. An Eastern European Jewish, or Yiddish, snack food consisting of a dumpling covered with a shell of baked or fried dough
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Russian and Jewish Cookery) A fried, or sometimes baked, turnover made from a round or square sheet of dough containing a filling, usually of meat or potatoes.
- n. (Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack
- From the Yiddish קניש (knish), from the Polish knysz and Ukrainian книш (knyš), from Turkic. (Wiktionary)
- Yiddish, from Ukrainian knysh, probably of Turkic origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I'm still not big on trick-or-treating, but the knish is a good conversation piece and a way to get people talking about ghosts they'd rather not touch.”
“The potato knish is the obvious choice for novices but the bakery keeps it fresh with seasonal flavors such as pumpkin for Halloween and newfangled choices like jalape ñ o cheddar.”
“If you hate that powdered concrete they call a knish mix, write and tell them so.”
“The important thing is that a knish is a delicious little starchy thing and I try not to indulge in them too often!”
“It seems to me "knish" better suits a lesbian, while gay guys would prefer a "Ka-Bob.”
“At afternoon lunch, I sat in the common room nibbling on my potato knish, listening to Jo and Fanny, feeling as if my insides were made of India rubber and all their words bounced around without touching me.”
“HaveFun is right …. the unique healthful flavor of simple kosher food … the low-fat joys of chicken liver … the low-salt melange of pastrami and corned beef … the low-cholesterol beauty of schmaltz … the low-carb wonder of the knish …”
“You will, of course, keep us updated on the second date knish.”
“With the ticket money squirreled away, the thousands not spent on parking, plus the cash I wouldn't have squandered on $5 waters and $6 pretzels don't get me started on the steep cost of a squished knish, I'd now be in position to become an equity partner in the NY Mets.”
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All things potato. History, foodways and potato recipe names, cultivar or variety names, farming, production, diseases and pests, folklore.
need to learn these words!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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If you say it juuust so, it sounds like a sneeze.
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