Definitions

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  • noun A flat bread roll, either crisp or chewy, somewhat similar to a bagel

Etymologies

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Yiddish פּלעצל (pletsl, "small bread")

Examples

  • This is the delicatessen, circa 2011: beautiful and earnest young people in architect eyeglasses sipping wine and eating chopped liver on pletzel like a canapé.

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  • This is the delicatessen, circa 2011: beautiful and earnest young people in architect eyeglasses sipping wine and eating chopped liver on pletzel like a canapé.

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  • The most satisfying main course by far is the roast chicken with pletzel stuffing and mushrooms for two.

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