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EtymologyEdit

From Polish kiełbasa, from a Proto-Slavic word which may derive from Proto-Turkic *kül bastï. See kiełbasa and its Ukrainian cognate ковбаса (kovbasá, sausage, kubasa) for more information.

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kielbasa (plural kielbasas or kielbasy)

  1. A spicy, smoked sausage of a particular kind.
    • 1994 July 21, Faye Fiore, “Congress relishes another franking privilege: Meat lobby puts on the dog with exclusive luncheon for lawmakers – experts on pork”, in Los Angeles Times[1]:
      Congressmen gleefully wolfed down every imaginable version of the hot dog – smoked kielbasas, jumbo grillers, Big & Juicy's, kosher dogs and spiced dogs []
  2. (slang) Penis.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 kielbasa” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 kielbasa” in the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–.
  3. 3.0 3.1 kielbasa” (US) / “kielbasa” (UK) in Oxford Dictionaries, Oxford University Press.

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EtymologyEdit

From Polish kiełbasa

NounEdit

kielbasa m, f (plural kielbasas)

  1. kielbasa (Polish sausage)

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