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- n. Alternative form of kisel (dessert).
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This time Vasilissa turned the horses into a river of honey with _kissel_  banks, and changed the Prince into a Drake and herself into a grey duck.
The Water King flung himself on the _kissel_ and honey-water, and ate and ate, and drank and drank until he burst!
On Christmas Eve it is customary for the oldest man in each family to take a spoonful of kissel, a sort of pudding, and then, having put his head through the window, to cry:
For dessert I’m going to make a coffee kissel, something I’ve been wantint to do for ages!
In Russia the frost is called "Father Frost," and is personified as a white old man, or "a mighty smith who forges strong chains with which to bind the earth and the waters," and on Christmas Eve "the oldest man in each family takes a spoonful of kissel (a sort of pudding), and then, having put his head through the window, cries: 'Frost, Frost, come and eat kissel!