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Qui·ché

 (kē-chā′)
n. pl. Quiché or Qui·chés
1. A member of a Mayan people of Guatemala.
2. The Mayan language of the Quiché.

quiche

 (kēsh)
n.
A rich unsweetened custard pie, often containing ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, or seafood.

[French, from German dialectal Küche, diminutive of German Kuchen, cake; see kuchen.]

quiche

(kiːʃ)
n
(Cookery) an open savoury tart with a rich custard filling to which bacon, onion, cheese, etc, are added: quiche Lorraine.
[French, from German Kuchen cake]

quiche


(kēsh),
n.
a pie containing unsweetened custard baked with other ingredients, as cheese, meat, or onions.
[1945–50; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Quiche - a member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala
Maya, Mayan - a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy; "Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar"
2.quiche - a tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables)
quiche Lorraine - quiche made with cheese and bacon
tart - a small open pie with a fruit filling
3.Quiche - the Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
Mayan language, Maya, Mayan - a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
Translations

quiche

[kiːʃ] Nquiche m

quiche

[ˈkiːʃ] nquiche f
a mushroom quiche → une quiche aux champignons

quiche

nQuiche f

quiche

[kiːʃ] nquiche f inv
References in classic literature ?
He could hear the snarl of Kiche as she fought for him; and he could hear the cries of the man-animals, the sound of clubs striking upon bodies, and the yelps of pain from the dogs so struck.
Nor did he like it when the man-animals arose and went on with their march; for a tiny man-animal took the other end of the stick and led Kiche captive behind him, and behind Kiche followed White Fang, greatly perturbed and worried by this new adventure he had entered upon.
Then the sharp cry of a squaw inside sent him scampering back to Kiche.
At the sound, Kiche leaped snarling to the end of her stick, and there raged terribly because she could not come to his aid.
And he fled to Kiche, raging at the end of her stick like an animal gone mad--to Kiche, the one creature in the world who was not laughing at him.
Sotelo ofrece una rapida caracterizacion de los calendarios ritual, solar y el de cuenta larga, resaltando la presencia contemporanea de los ajq'ijab o contadores de los dias, quienes entre los ixiles y los kiches guatemaltecos continuan con la tradicion de utilizar el tzolkin, llamado asi por William E.