Definitions

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  • n. Russian cabbage rolls.

Etymologies

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From Russian голубцы (golubcý), singular голубец (golubéc)

Examples

  • In Hungary they are called tolltot kaposzta, Russia, golubtsy and in Bulgaria, surmi.

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  • Karpo, Rostnikov noticed, drank his soup slowly, ate one piece of bread even more slowly and drank only one glass of mineral water while Rostnikov and Sokolov consumed every thing on the table including the two golubtsy which would have been Karpo's, but which he declined when Sokolov gestured to one of them with his fork when he had consumed his own share.

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  • He pointed at the food on the table: bread; soup; a bowl of kasha; and golubtsy, cabbage rolls, two for each of them, probably stuffed with potatoes; a bottle of amber vodka and a bottle of spring water.

    A Cold Red Sunrise

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