Definition of haggis in English:
noun (plural same or haggises)
A Scottish dish consisting of a sheep’s or calf’s offal mixed with suet, oatmeal, and seasoning and boiled in a bag, traditionally one made from the animal’s stomach: an enormous haggis was paraded through the hall [mass noun]: we had haggis for supper
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- Modern haggis generally has beef suet rather than mutton fat, and cayenne pepper or nutmeg are usual additions.
- Toasting a haggis, reciting Scottish poetry and sampling five malt whiskies are just some of the activities planned.
- You can even pour some - following an old tradition - on top of your haggis.
late Middle English: probably from earlier hag 'hack, hew', from Old Norse hǫggva.
Definition of haggis in:
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