Sep 16 2012

Words of the Day – kishke & hawse

Posted by Mathias in General Things, Writing Style

kish·ke
noun \ˈkish-kə\

Definition of KISHKE

: beef or fowl casing stuffed (as with meat, flour, and spices) and cooked
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kishke

hawse
noun \ˈhȯz\

Definition of HAWSE

1 a: the part of a ship’s bow that contains the hawseholes

b: hawsehole

2: the distance between a ship’s bow and her anchor

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hawse

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