knack wurst

knackwurst

[nahk-wurst, -woorst]
noun
a short, thick, highly seasoned sausage.
Also, knockwurst.


Origin:
1935–40; < German, equivalent to knack(en) to crack, break + Wurst sausage. Cf. knack

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knackwurst or knockwurst (ˈnɒkˌwɜːst)
 
n
a short fat highly seasoned sausage
 
[German, from knacken to make a cracking sound + Wurst sausage]
 
knockwurst or knockwurst
 
n
 
[German, from knacken to make a cracking sound + Wurst sausage]

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