shtetl

shtetl

(shtt"'l);
pl. Eng. shtetls (shtt"'lz), Yiddish shtetlach (shtt"lkh).
, n. [Yiddish, from MHG stetel, dim. of stat, place, town.] A village or small town; -- usually referring to Jewish towns in Eastern Europe.
[PJC]

shtick

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shtik

(shtk), n. [Yiddish, pranks; fr. MHG stcke, pieces.] 1. A person's special talent, line of business, or habitual activity.
[PJC]

2. (Show business) A comic routine or a specific gag inserted in a show for laughs.
[PJC]

 

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