kasha

[kah-shuh]

Origin of kasha

First recorded in 1800–10, kasha is from the Russian word kásha

Kasha

[kash-uh]
Trademark.
  1. a brand name for a soft fabric of wool and goat's hair, having a napped surface and a slight crosswise streak.
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Examples from the Web for kasha

Contemporary Examples of kasha

Historical Examples of kasha

  • Léonie for me, old Kasha for the children—they do everything.

    The Genius

    Margaret Horton Potter

  • No; the meat was without salt, the kasha was without salt, and there was no salt in the potatoes.

  • Then they brought the old man into the hut and gave him a bowl of kasha to eat, because he had had no dinner.

  • There was no magic about the kasha; but it was good enough kasha for all that, and hunger made it better.


British Dictionary definitions for kasha

kasha

noun
  1. a dish originating in Eastern Europe, consisting of boiled or baked buckwheat

Word Origin for kasha

from Russian
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