tsatske

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish צאַצקע (tsatske, trinket), from Russian цацка (tsatska).

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Noun[edit]

tsatske (plural tsatskes)

  1. Alternative spelling of tchotchke.[1]
    • 1974: Georgia Dullea, The New York Times — 12th of July edition, p31?; quoted in:
    • 1980: Clarence L. Barnhart, Sol. Steinmetz, and Robert K. Barnhart, The Second Barnhart Dictionary of New English, p481
      “Décor doesn’t add to the glamour of a suit,” an owner pointed out. “You’re not buying the rugs or the lamps or the tsatskes.”

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Second Barnhart Dictionary of New English by Clarence L. Barnhart, Sol. Steinmetz, and Robert K. Barnhart, p481 [1980]