Definition of Knish

1. Noun. (Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack.

Category relationships: Yiddish
Generic synonyms: Turnover



Definition of Knish

1. Noun. An Eastern European Jewish, or Yiddish, snack food consisting of a dumpling covered with a shell of baked or fried dough ¹

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Definition of Knish

1. dough stuffed with filling and fried [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knish

knighting
knightless
knightlike
knightliness
knightlinesses
knightly
knights
knights-errant
knights bannerets
knights in shining armor
knights in shining armour
knights marshal
knightship
knightships
kniphofia
knish (current term)
knishes
knismesis
knismogenic
knit
knit cap
knit caps
knit one's brows
knit one's eyebrows
knit stitch
knitathon
knitathons
knitback
knitch

Literary usage of Knish

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1. The History of Jo Daviess County, Illinois Containing a History of the by H. F. Kett & Co (1878)
"... remaining there until 1863, when he moved to this town, and it has been his home since-, Mr. knish married Margaret Shultz in Germany, in which place ..."

2. The Young Idea: An Anthology of Opinion Concerning the Spirit and Aims of by Lloyd R. Morris (1917)
"... a school for which Miss Anne knish and Mr. Emanuel Morgan stand as sponsors. Miss knish defines its aim as a fresh interpretation of classic ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"A. knish and E. Morgan. Forum 55:675-8 Je '16 Substance of poetry. R of Rs 54:113-14 Jl '16 What do we mean by poetry? AW Colton. Unpop R 6:99-115 Jl 16 ¬ęce ..."

4. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"Writing under the pseudonym " Anne knish," he was one of the co-authors (with Witter Bynner) of Spectra (1916), which, ..."

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