Definitions

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  • n. A crescent-shaped biscuit or bread roll.

Etymologies

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From German Kipfel, diminutive of Kipf ("wagon post"), from Old High German kipfa, chipf, from Latin cippus ("post").

Examples

  • Mohammed IV was deposed after losing the battle, and Kara Mustapha was executed for leaving the stores -- particularly the sacks of coffee beans -- at the gates of Vienna; but Vienna coffee and Vienna _kipfel_ are still alive, and their appeal is not lessened by the years.

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  • Bill also included '' the code, '' a Slovak tradition that lets you know the filling in the kipfel before eating.

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  • _kipfel_ in the other, the Viennese would show themselves on top of their redoubts and challenge the cohorts of Mohammed IV.

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  • a Vienna café one generally has a _kipfel_ with it.

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