Definitions

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  • adj. Describing meat from an animal that was killed by decapitation with one blow of a sword or axe.

Etymologies

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From Hindi jhatkā झटका, Punjabi ਝਟਕਾ: literally killed with a jerk or hacked.

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  • I read the etymology text wrong several times. See how you do.

    June 12, 2015