tishdach (TIHSH-dahkh) listen


  • n. Tablecloth.

Example Sentences

  • "Get me a tishdach for the table."

    Listen to recordings of this sentence: ( Recording 1)
  • "He sold dry goods -- like, you could buy a tishtekh, which is a tablecloth; a hantekh, which is a towel -- or he -- anything you wanted, he could get for you. And he could only get it for you -- it had to be wholesale." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • טישטעך tishtekh

    • Who Uses This

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


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      tishtach, tishdakh, tishtakh, tishtekh, tishdech, tishdekh, tishtakh, tishdokh, tishdoch, tishtokh, tishtoch

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