bubbe-meise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Yiddish

Noun[edit]

bubbe-meise (plural bubbe-meises)

  1. (literally) A grandmother's fable. Although very close to the idea of an old wives' tale, bubbe-meise is a shade more serious.

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References[edit]

  • Bubbe Meises, Bubbe Stories, by Dramatic Publishing, 1999, ISBN 0871297612, page 26.