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 (wûrst, wo͝orst)

[German, from Middle High German, from Old High German; see wers- in Indo-European roots.]
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(wɜːst; wʊəst; vʊəst)
(Cookery) a large sausage, esp of a type made in Germany, Austria, etc
[from German, literally: something rolled; related to Latin vertere to turn]
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(ˈsɔ sɪdʒ; esp. Brit. ˈsɒs ɪdʒ)

finely chopped, seasoned meat, usu. stuffed into a prepared intestine or other casing and often made into links.
[1400–50; late Middle English sausige < dial. Old French sausiche < Late Latin salsīcia, neuter pl. of salsīcius seasoned with salt, derivative of Latin salsus salted]
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The addition is a natural expansion of non-litigation services we already provide to our clients arbitration, mediation and negotiated settlements and is reflective of the growing trend towards non-judicial solutions," Wurst said in a statement.
Wurst became a gay rights icon after winning the competition in 2014.
Eurovision Song Contest winner Conchita Wurst speaks at the official opening of AIDS2018, the 22nd international conference on AIDS in Amsterdam, on July 23, 2018.
Wurst is succeeding WTS founder, Gary Hall, who will continue to serve as WTS's chairman.
As a result, Wurst pulled out of the concert entirely, but it will still go ahead with the remaining acts.
Wurst tells the story of an American civil organization advocating for the United Nations as the best instrument of world peace and cooperation, and for the US engagement with the United Nations.
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"By expanding our distribution network, we can better meet growing demand for these products," said Michael Wurst, North American market manager for Arkema Coating Resins Plastics Additives.
Colorful posters advertising various parties for every particular taste ("Tel-a-Beef," a performance by last year's gender-bending Eurovision champion Conchita Wurst, etc.) are impossible to ignore.
ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: The Eurovision Song Contest generated 5,384,678 tweets with Austrian drag artist Conchita Wurst crowned the winner, pictured.