[wurst, woo rst]
Origin of wurst
First recorded in 1890–95, wurst is from the German word Wurst
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Examples from the Web for wurst
Germans have a special bond with their wurst; like pizza and Italians; sushi and the Japanese; or beer and, well, the Germans.Germany’s Sausage Cartel is the Wurst
July 17, 2014
Festival must-eats include the crispy-skinned buttered chicken, giant pretzels, and anything with ‘wurst’ in the name.My Two-Day Oktoberfest Bender
October 5, 2013
He asks for wurst, milk-loaves, wine, and all thy rarest conserves.
I fully understand what a terrible blow the apostasy of Wurst must have been to you.
In spite of Wurst, a great deal could have been accomplished.
But it seemed like cause they was fightin' down here on the Souths ground it was the wurst here.
I'd rather see that, now, than old Groschen 's supper-table groaning with Wurst again, and running a river of Rudesheimer!
- a large sausage, esp of a type made in Germany, Austria, etc
from German, literally: something rolled; related to Latin vertere to turn
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Word Origin and History for wurst
German sausage, 1855, from German Wurst, from Old High German
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper