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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: made of sheep's or calf's viscera minced with oatmeal and suet and onions and boiled in the animal's stomach

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English hagese Date: 15th century a traditionally Scottish dish that consists of the heart, liver, and lungs of a sheep or a calf minced with suet, onions, oatmeal, and seasonings and boiled in the stomach of the animal

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a Scottish dish consisting of a sheep's or calf's offal mixed with suet, oatmeal, etc., and boiled in a bag made from the animal's stomach or in an artificial bag. Etymology: ME: orig. unkn.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.]

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(haggises) A haggis is a large sausage, usually shaped like a ball, which is made from minced sheep's meat contained inside the skin from a sheep's stomach. Haggis is traditionally made and eaten in Scotland. N-VAR



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