But he hoped, so long as he handled a frying-pan, to stick to good old schmalz and good old ways.
With a helpless shrug of his shoulders, schmalz went after more liquor.
Seeing him coming, schmalz quickly put out his foot, and the fugitive fell all his length to the floor.
And then the pounds and pounds of butter were all wanted for schmalz.
Frederick William, in spite of his support of schmalz, was still troubled by some scruples of conscience.
schmalz stood at my elbow with a smile full of malice on his face.
The lame man smiled wanly and said it was "incredible how humorous schmalz could be."
schmalz had retired this way, going from my room through the bathroom to his own room.
Desnoyers being withdrawn, Grotius informed schmalz of his visit.
The statistics of Rilliet and Barthez and schmalz show a decidedly greater prevalence among boys.
"banal or excessive sentimentalism," 1935, from Yiddish shmalts, literally "melted fat," from Middle High German smalz, from Old High German smalz "animal fat," related to smelzan "to melt" (see smelt (v.)). Modern German Schmalz "fat, grease" has the same figurative meaning. First mentioned in English as "a derogatory term used to describe straight jazz" ["Vanity Fair," Nov. 1935].
Blatant sentimentality, esp musical or theatrical material of a cloyingly sweet and maudlin sort; corn: happy combination of good theater and good pathos known as schmaltz
[1935+ Swing musicians; fr Yiddish shmalts, literally ''rendered fat'']