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haggis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haggis  \Hag"gis\,  n.  [Scot.  hag  to  hack,  chop,  E.  hack.  Formed, 
  perhaps,  in  imitation  of  the  F.  hachis  (E.  hash),  fr 
  hacher.] 
  A  Scotch  pudding  made  of  the  heart,  liver,  lights,  etc.,  of  a 
  sheep  or  lamb,  minced  with  suet,  onions,  oatmeal,  etc., 
  highly  seasoned,  and  boiled  in  the  stomach  of  the  same 
  animal;  minced  head  and  pluck.  [Written  also  {haggiss}, 
  {haggess},  and  {haggies}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  haggis 
  n  :  (Scotland)  made  of  sheep's  or  calf's  viscera  minced  with 
  oatmeal  and  suet  and  onions  and  boiled  in  the  animal's 
  stomach 




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