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wurst

See also: Wurst

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EtymologyEdit

1890, from German Wurst (sausage, wurst) from Middle High German wurst, from Old High German wurst, from Proto-Germanic *wurstiz (something turned or twisted), from Proto-Indo-European *wert-, *-d- (to turn). Akin to Old Saxon worst (wurst), Old English weorþan (to turn, become). Unrelated to worsted (type of yarn). More at worth (to be, become, betide).

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NounEdit

wurst (plural wursts)

  1. A German- or Austrian-style sausage.
    • 2011, Dardis McNamee, Frommer's Austria
      In summer, you're welcomed into a flower-decked garden set against a backdrop of ancient vineyards. You can fill up your platter with some of the best wursts and roast meats (especially the delectable pork), along with freshly made salads.

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wurst

  1. anyway, anyhow
    Das ist mir wurst. - I don't care about it.

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