Definition of haggis
: a traditionally Scottish dish that consists of the heart, liver, and lungs of a sheep or a calf minced with suet, onions, oatmeal, and seasonings and boiled in the stomach of the animal
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Activities and attractions range from Highland dancing to a haggis hurling contest, men in kilts contest, bagpipe demonstration and much more.
Built on a 400-acre landfill, Trinity Forest Golf Club is supposed to have a British Open look and feel, without the haggis and bone-chilling weather.
Pippa Middleton's Official (and Surprising) Wedding Theme Two words: haggis canapés.
A bounty of haggises—those wee mountain chickens—screeched as Scotti allowed herself a single luxurious indulgence.
Until then, maybe try your hand at making haggis wontons at home.
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Origin and Etymology of haggis
Middle English hagese
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of haggis for English Language Learners
: a Scottish dish made from the organs of a sheep that are chopped up, mixed with suet, onions, oatmeal, and seasonings, and boiled in the stomach of the sheep
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