from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of knackwurst.
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- n. Alternative spelling of knackwurst.
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- n. short thick highly seasoned sausage
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Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: "When Chicago's Joakim Noah barked at James in another lopsided Cavs victory Friday night, rebuking James for dancing on the sideline and disrespecting the Bulls, it was a case of the bratwurst calling the knockwurst a hotdog.
How empty and lifeless would Twain's prose be without words like pneumatic, knockwurst, and gnu?
The knockwurst was quite good, the sauer kraut was that weak kind without spice, but with some rye seeds added, and the potato salad was just okay.
I ordered the Wurst plate (going for the knockwurst), which comes with sauer kruat, kartoffelsalat, and bread, as you see on the menu ...
"I'll have the knockwurst with a side of gypsum and a sense of ennui, thanks."
He called Leno, whom he has known since 1975, a once-skilled standup comic but also "a bit of a knockwurst – you know what I mean?"
For the Schlachtfest, Stralsunders gathered in hundreds, the women in their dirndls and men in old-fashioned suits, gobbling pig knuckle, leberwurst, knockwurst, dozens of waxy, greasy boiled potatoes, and of course, blutwurst.
Sunburned bikers descended on the vacant lot across the alley to drink Schlitz and grill knockwurst and rev engines at small hours until Patty went outside in sweat clothes and said: Hey, you guys, you know what?
"'Why don't I feed your wife some real knockwurst?'"
November 4, 2008 at 2:00 am wud bii finkin that potato pankakes wud be beddarer… maibii sum knockwurst tu.