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  • boydem

    n. Attic.

  • broch

    n. Curse.

  • broiges

    adj. Angry, annoyed.

  • bubbale

    n. Sweetie, darling [term of endearment].

  • bubbe meise

    n. "Something of little importance, an inconsequential thing or minor happening." (JPS)

  • bulbenik

    n. One who is inept, clumsy, all thumbs, who fouls things up (Rosten).

  • bulvan

    n. Loud mouth know-it-all; "a boorish, brutish person" (Steinmetz).

  • cement mixer

    n. Non-Jewish woman.

  • chaleria

    n. Plague or cholera (literal or metaphorical).

  • chazir

    n. Pork.

  • Chelm

    n. From Yiddish literature/folklore, "The 'legendary' town inhabited by befuddled, stupid, foolish, but endearing people." (JPS). Also a real town in Poland (Chelmno).

  • chrain

    n. A spicy paste made from grated horseradish.

  • chutzpahdik

    adj. Impertinent.

  • Diaspora Jew

    n. A Jew living in the Jewish Diaspora, as opposed to one living within the State of Israel.

  • dreck

    n. "Trash, junk, garbage; cheap or worthlesss things." (Rosten), sh*t.

  • dremel

    v., n. "[D]oze; nap." (Steinmetz, Yiddish and English)

  • einikel

    n. Grandchild.

  • erlech

    adj. Honest, legitimate.

  • ess

    interj. Eat.

  • farbissiner

    adj. Embittered, sullen, mean.