from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Offensive A non-Jewish boy or young man.
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- n. A gentile, a non-Jewish male.
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- n. an offensive term for non-Jewish young man
Yiddish sheygets, from Hebrew šeqeṣ, blemish; see šqṣ in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Yiddish שייגעץ (sheygets) (Wiktionary)