[ kish-kuh ]
/ ˈkɪʃ kə /
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Also called stuffed derma. Jewish Cooking. a beef or fowl intestine stuffed with a mixture, as of flour, fat, onion, and seasonings, and roasted.
kishkes, Slang. the innermost parts; guts.
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Origin of kishke
1935–40; <Yiddish <Slavic; compare Polish kiszka sausage
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British Dictionary definitions for kishke
/ (ˈkɪʃkə) /
a beef or fowl intestine or skin stuffed with flour, onion, etc, and boiled and roasted
Word Origin for kishke
Yiddish: gut, probably from Russian kishka
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