meaty

Alternative Spellings

meatie, meat-y, meatey

Definitions

  • Food in the meat category, according to the Jewish dietary laws

Example Sentences

  • I am inviting guests round for Shabbat tea. I assume they have all had meaty lunches.
  • "If one cooks a pareve food in a clean meaty pot and wishes to serve it during a dairy meal, or vice versa, one should consult a qualified rabbi as to whether the circumstances would make it permissible." (https://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/82706/jewish/Serving-Pareve-Foods.htm)

Languages of Origin

Yiddish, English

Etymology

English calque of Yiddish פֿליישיק fleyshik 'meaty'

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)

Regions

North America, Great Britain

Dictionaries

None

Notes

See also milky

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