bockwurst

noun
bock·​wurst
plural -s

Definition of bockwurst

: a seasoned sausage made chiefly of veal

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First Known Use of bockwurst

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bockwurst

borrowed from German, from Bock “bock beer” + Wurst “sausage”; from the traditional consumption of the sausage with bock beer around the time of the Feast of Corpus Christi

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“Bockwurst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bockwurst. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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