knish : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  (Yiddish) a baked or fried turnover filled with potato or meat or cheese; often eaten as a snack

  • Bummy, born Abraham Davidoff in the brick jungles of Brooklyn's Brownsville, made his first impact on the world as a boy knish-peddler.
  • Caution: Farnum Hill's bone-dry, tannic ciders do best with a hunk of cheddar or even a kasha knish.
  • After the disappearance of Mobster "Bo" Weinberg, a Dutch Schultz henchman, Brooklyn wits cracked: "They didn't put Bo in concretejust put a knish in him and dropped him in .
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  • Steeplechase Jack opens eatery in Lancaster
    Steeplechase Jack, an eatery that features knishes, deli sandwiches and breakfast items, has opened at 305 N. Queen St.Steeplechase Jack is owned by Steve and Dani Brickman, who own a knish stand by the same name in Lancaster Central Market.The Brickmans said their Queen Street restaurant features t...
    July 9, 2013 - Lancaster Online

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