Definitions

  • n. Chicken neck, poultry neck, stuffed poultry neck, the skin around the chicken's neck which is then stuffed.

Example Sentences

  • "My mother also cooked an excellent "heldzl" - chicken neck skin stuffed with flour, schmaltz, onion, and some other ingredients." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • העלדזל heldzl 'neck (diminutive)'

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      heldzl, heldzel, helzl, eldzl, eldsl, heldsel, heldsl, helzul, heldzul

Notes

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