- a traditional pudding made of the heart, liver, etc., of a sheep or calf, minced with suet and oatmeal, seasoned, and boiled in the stomach of the animal.
Origin of haggis
Examples from the Web for haggis
“Yeah, we keep all the evil ones in the closet,” Haggis said, for which he was reprimanded.15 Scientology Revelations From Lawrence Wright’s ‘Going Clear’
The Daily Beast
January 16, 2013
Haggis is still not talking about his departure from Scientology.
Hall asked his staff to inquire whether Haggis would be interested in resuming work.
Headley says his instructions were not to pursue Haggis as a writer.
The money gave Haggis some breathing room as he pursued his career.
It was the same course that had been taken by Mackintosh and Haggis earlier in the day.
Haggis and I came upon it this morning a hundred yards from Silver Lake.
If you'll unpack the mare and tether her, Haggis, we can see aboot the fire and the meat.
Haggis'll maybe pick up tracks there that'll be o' use to us.
I don't care if you are as Scotch as a haggis, I know in advance what your feelings will be.Cobb's Bill-of-Fare
Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
- a Scottish dish made from sheep's or calf's offal, oatmeal, suet, and seasonings boiled in a skin made from the animal's stomach
Word Origin and History for haggis
dish of chopped entrails, c.1400, now chiefly Scottish, but it was common throughout Middle English, perhaps from Old French agace "magpie," on analogy of the odds and ends the bird collects. The other theory [Klein, Watkins] traces it to Old English haggen "to chop" (see hack (v.1)).