Definition of knish
: a small round or square of dough stuffed with a filling (such as potato) and baked or fried
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Side dishes include potato knishes (brought in from the Bronx), spud salad, coleslaw, garlic sour pickles and zesty Israeli salad with tomato, onion, cucumber, parsley and lemon.
Early birds can attend the opening reception for the space’s two art galleries at 6:30 p.m., with complimentary wine and cheese plus kosher knishes from Schmoozers Catering.
Other items on the festival menu are pomegranate chicken, kugel, majadrah, salads, knish, latkes and challah.
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Origin and Etymology of knish
Yiddish, from Polish knysz
First Known Use: 1916See Words from the same year
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