Crossword clues for borscht
The Collaborative International Dictionary
borscht \borscht\ n. [Yiddish borscht, fr. Russian] a Russian soup usually containing beet juice as a foundation, and often served with sour cream. Also, as used in the U.S., a sour cabbage soup, called in Russian shchi.
Syn: borsch, borsh, borsht, borshch, bortsch.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1884, from Russian borshch "cow parsnip," which was an original recipe ingredient. Borscht belt "region of predominantly Jewish resorts in and around the Catskill Mountains of New York" (also known as the Yiddish Alps) is by 1938.
alt. A beetroot/beet soup that can be served hot or cold, usually with sour cream. n. A beetroot/beet soup that can be served hot or cold, usually with sour cream.
BORSCHT is an acronym for the set of functions performed by a subscriber line interface circuit (SLIC) in the line card of a telecommunication system. The letters represent the following functions: battery feed (B), over-voltage protection (O), ringing (R), signaling (S), coding (C), hybrid (H), and test (T).
An earlier or alternate version of the acronym is BORSHT, lacking the letter C for the coding function.
Usage examples of "borscht".
Abundant silver on refectory table, liveried menservants behind each chair, others to bring in huge quantities of meats and borscht and beets and pies and jugs of iced vodka, champagne and French wines and sorbets.
Leo obtained summer employment in the Catskills and Poconos at third-rate hotels on the Borscht circuit.
When the war and his teeth were finished, Leo obtained summer employment in the Catskills and Poconos at third-rate hotels on the Borscht circuit.
Broadway enjoying a little cold borscht, which is a most refreshing matter in hot weather such as is going on at the time, who bobs up but Harry the Horse, and Spanish John and Little Isadore, and I am so surprised to see them that some of my cold borscht goes down the wrong way, and I almost choke to death.
I hope and trust you will all join me in some cold borscht, which you will find very nice, indeed.
She said that story was borscht, a mix-up from the ghost story about the duke.
After the last show, Harry and I had taken Bess back home and wolfed down a couple of bowls of borscht with brown bread.
Zorya Vechernyaya looked over his shoulder, tutted, and removed the wooden borscht bowls.
Blue raincoat buried himself into an article headlined 'Bliz Boffs Borscht Biz' and chewed on a toothpick.
The fat little guy was always in your face, always dancing up to you bigger than life, in academic seminars or private supervisory sessions always rising up onto his tippy-toes like a bingeing ballerina to present some goofy Freudian stuff in the voice and gesture of a Borscht Belt comic, self-mocking in the extreme.
Like a standup comedian in a Borscht Belt hotel, Chi waited for the laughter to die down, then turned the meeting over to Trout and took his place at the table.
Abe Teitlebaum, Cohen muscle goon, owns a delicatessen that features greasy sandwiches named after Borscht Belt comedians, and Lee Vachss, Mr.
Because of his real name I'd anticipated a Borscht Belt character.
KV: Yeah, god, what a great comedian he'd be if he'd come up through the borscht circuit!
Opening-day specials: sausage gumbo, butternut squash soup with garlic and cashews, borscht, and tomato-rice.