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quetsch

noun \ ˈkwech , ˈkve- \

Definition of quetsch

plural -es
: a dry white Alsatian brandy distilled from fermented plum juice

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Origin and Etymology of quetsch

German, from German dialect (Alsace) quetsch, quetsche plum, from a French dialectal word akin to Old French davoisne damson plum, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin damascena, from plural of Latin (prunum) Damascenum


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quetsch

noun \ " \

Definition of quetsch

plural -es
1 : a vat equipped with rollers for applying chemical solutions or sizing to yarn or cloth and used especially in the slashing process
2 : one of the rollers in a quetsch

Origin and Etymology of quetsch

German quetsche press, roller, from quetschen to squeeze, crush, flatten, from Middle High German quetzen, quetschen to strike, squeeze, crush; akin to Middle Low German quetsen, quessen to strike against, Middle Dutch quetsen, quetschen to injure, wound, break up


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