See also: Blech

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Imitative.

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  • IPA(key): /blɛk/, /blɛx/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛk

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blech

  1. (slang) An imitation of the sound of gagging, used to express disgust or disdain.
    Blech! Look at all those maggots!
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blech (third-person singular simple present bleches, present participle bleching, simple past and past participle bleched)

  1. (slang) To have the vomiting reflex triggered.

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 blech on Wikipedia
 
A copper blech covers the lit burners on a stovetop, keeping food warm for the Shabbat meal.

From Yiddishבלעך(blekh). Related to German Blech.

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blech (plural blechs)

  1. (Judaism) A metal sheet used to cover stovetop burners on Shabbat to allow food to be kept warm without violating the prohibition against cooking.
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blech

  1. genitive plural of blecha