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schlag

[shlahg]
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noun Viennese Cookery.
  1. whipped cream, used especially as a topping for cake, coffee, etc.

Origin of schlag

< Austrian German Schlag, short for Schlagobers whipped cream, equivalent to German Schlag blow (noun corresponding to schlagen to strike, hit; see slay) + Austrian German Obers (compare German ober upper1)
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Historical Examples

  • He does the same when one says, "Schlag auf das Buch" (Strike upon the book).

    The Mind of the Child, Part II

    W. Preyer