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also kish·ka  (kĭsh′kə)
1. Beef or chicken intestine that is stuffed with a seasoned mixture of matzo meal or flour, onion, and suet and is prepared by boiling and roasting. Also called derma, stuffed derma.
2. also kishkes Informal The abdomen or guts: The ball hit me in the kishkes.

[Yiddish, from Russian kishka, intestine; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Cookery) a beef or fowl intestine or skin stuffed with flour, onion, etc, and boiled and roasted
[Yiddish: gut, probably from Russian kishka]
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or kish•ka

(ˈkɪʃ kə)

n., pl. -kes or -kas.
1. a dish of beef or fowl casing stuffed as with flour, fat, and onions, and roasted.
2. kishkes, Slang. the innermost parts; guts.
[1935–40; < Yiddish < Slavic; compare Polish kiszka sausage]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kishke - (Judaism) roasted fowl intestines with a seasoned filling of matzo meal and suet
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
dish - a particular item of prepared food; "she prepared a special dish for dinner"
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One of The Bull's preferred methods of breaking his subjects' will was to insert them in a kishka, a chimney-like subterranean cell that permitted a man to stand, but not move.
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