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hag·gis

 (hăg′ĭs)
n.
A Scottish dish consisting of a mixture of the minced heart, lungs, and liver of a sheep or calf mixed with suet, onions, oatmeal, and seasonings and boiled in the stomach of the slaughtered animal.

[Middle English hagese; perhaps akin to haggen, to chop; see haggle.]

haggis

(ˈhæɡɪs)
n
(Cookery) a Scottish dish made from sheep's or calf's offal, oatmeal, suet, and seasonings boiled in a skin made from the animal's stomach
[C15: perhaps from haggen to hack1]

hag•gis

(ˈhæg ɪs)
n.
a traditional Scottish pudding made of the heart, liver, etc., of a sheep or calf, minced with suet and oatmeal, seasoned, and boiled in the stomach of the animal.
[1375–1425; late Middle English hageys < Anglo-French *hageis=hag- (root of haguer to chop, hash < Middle Dutch hacken to hack1) + -eis n. suffix used in cookery terms]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haggis - made of sheep's or calf's viscera minced with oatmeal and suet and onions and boiled in the animal's stomach
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
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haggis

[ˈhægɪs] nhaggis m
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Noureddin, convinced at length of the truth of her words, yielded, and reluctantly led her to the slave market, where, showing her to a dealer named Hagi Hassan, he inquired her value.
Taking them into a room apart, Hagi Hassan exclaimed as soon as she had unveiled, "My lord, is not this the slave your father bought for 10,000 pieces?
Hagi Hassan, then closing the door upon her, began to offer her for sale--calling out: "Who will bid 4,000 gold pieces for the Persian slave?