- schliemann, heinrich,
- schlieren method,
Origin of schlock
Examples from the Web for schlock
Cain wrote one good book, Postman, and a shelf full of schlock.
Word Origin for schlock
"trash," 1915, from American Yiddish shlak, from German Schlacke "dregs, scum, dross" (see slag (n.)). Alternative etymology [OED] is from Yiddish shlogn "to strike" (cf. German schlagen; see slay). Derived form schlockmeister "purveyor of cheap merchandise" is from 1965. Adjectival form schlocky is attested from 1968; schlock was used as an adjective from 1916.