wurst

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1890, Borrowing from German Wurst(sausage, wurst) from Middle High German wurst, from Old High German wurst, from Proto-Germanic *wurstiz(something turned or twisted), from Proto-Indo-European *wert-, *werd-(to turn). Akin to Old Saxon worst(wurst), Old English weorþan(to turn, become). Unrelated to worsted(type of yarn). More at worth(to be, become, betide).

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wurst ‎(plural wursts)

  1. A German- or Austrian-style sausage.
    • 2011, Dardis McNamee, Frommer's Austria
      In summer, you're welcomed into a flower-decked garden set against a backdrop of ancient vineyards. You can fill up your platter with some of the best wursts and roast meats (especially the delectable pork), along with freshly made salads.

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wurst

  1. anyway, anyhow
    Das ist mir wurst. - I don't care about it.

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