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1: glazed and salted cracker typically in the shape of a loose knot
noun Etymology: German Brezel, ultimately from Latin brachiatus having branches like arms, from brachium arm — more at brace Date: circa 1838 a brittle or chewy glazed usually salted slender bread often shaped like a loose knot n. (also bretzel) a crisp knot-shaped or stick-shaped salted biscuit.
Etymology: G Pretzel Pret"zel, n. [G. pretzel, bretzel. Cf.
Bretzel.] A kind of German biscuit or cake in the form of a twisted ring, salted on the outside.
(pretzels) A pretzel is a small, crisp, shiny biscuit, which has salt on the outside. Pretzels are usually shaped like knots or sticks. N-COUNT The bar-keeper's promoter.
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