Definitions

  • n. Egg cookies, usually in the shape of bow ties.

Example Sentences

  • "There will be a traditional kiddush with cholent, herring, eyer kichlach – all the foods a cardiologist would suggest for a healthy heart."
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Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • אייער קיכלעך eyer kikhlekh 'egg cookies'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain

      Dictionaries

      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings

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