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pishachs

Alternative Spellings

pishechtz, pishachts, pishekhts

Definitions

  • (vulgar) urine, piss

Example Sentences

  • "Weeping, suffering, she grated her own horseradish rather than buy the pishachs they sold in a bottle at the delicatessen." (Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint)
  • "I'll drink any coffee, but if I can avoid camp's pishechtz, I'll be much happier"

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

פּישעכץ pishekhts

Who Uses This

Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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