kishke

noun
kish·ke | \ˈkish-kə \
variants: or less commonly kishka

Definition of kishke 

: beef or fowl casing stuffed (as with meat, flour, and spices) and cooked

First Known Use of kishke

circa 1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kishke

Yiddish kishke gut, sausage, of Slavic origin; akin to Polish kiszka gut, sausage

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