[ knish ]
/ knɪʃ /
noun Jewish Cooking.
a fried or baked turnover or roll of dough with a filling, as of meat, kasha, or potato, often eaten as an appetizer or snack.
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Origin of knish
1925–30; <Yiddish <Polish knysz
Words nearby knish
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Example sentences from the Web for knish
He should save himself the airfare and get himself photographed eating a knish.
Digging into my parting gift of knish gelato, I decided to abandon my literal interpretation of the blind pairing.Be Meat and Drink: A Conceptual Performance at Allegra LaViola Gallery|Lizzie Crocker|April 15, 2011|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for knish
/ (knɪʃ) /
a piece of dough stuffed with potato, meat, or some other filling and baked or fried
Word Origin for knish
Yiddish, from Russian knysh cake; compare Polish knysz
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