1. Also, tsimmes. Jewish Cookery.
any of various sweetened combinations of vegetables, fruit, and sometimes meat, prepared as a casserole or stew.
fuss; uproar; hullabaloo: He made such a tzimmes over that mistake!
< Yiddish tsimes,
akin to dialectal German
(Swabia) zimmes, zimbes
compote, stew, Swiss German zimis
lunch; compound (orig. prepositional phrase) with Middle High German z, ze
unstressed variant of zuo
) at, to
+ Middle High German, Old High German imbiz, imbīz
snack, light meal (German Imbiss
), noun derivative of Old High German enbīzan
to take nourishment; see in-1
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