A baked flan or tart with a savoury filling thickened with eggs, usually eaten cold: I rustled up a few quiches [mass noun]: a slice of quiche [as modifier]: a quiche tin
More example sentences
- There are also soups, pizzas, salads, quiches, pasta and some desserts.
- Ayrshire bacon is not only the best for breakfast, it is also good in sandwiches, quiches, pasta, salads and stews.
- For oven meals all you need are casserole dishes in a few sizes, a roaster, some pie plates for meat pies and quiches, and pizza pans.
French, from Alsatian dialect Küchen; related to German Kuchen 'cake'.
Words that rhyme with quichebabiche, Dalglish, fiche, Laois, leash, niche, nouveau riche, pastiche, Rajneesh, schottische
noun (plural same or Quichés)
1A member of a people inhabiting the western highlands of Guatemala.
- A Spanish priest, Francisco Ximénez, translated the rarest and most sacred book of the Quiché, the Popol Vuh, in 1680.
- He led an expedition into Maya country, allying with the Cakchiquel against the Quiché and then turning on them in campaigns whose savagery even fellow conquistadores found remarkable.
2 [mass noun] The Mayan language of the Quiché, with around 800,000 speakers.
- He did mention, however, that one of his major inspirations is the Popol Vuh, a sacred manuscript of mythic stories written in Quiché (a Guatemalan Mayan language) shortly after the Conquest.
- There are twenty-one Mayan languages spoken in Guatemala, the principal ones being Quiché, Cakchiquel, Kekchí, and Mam.
- The most widely spoken are Mam, Quiché, Kekchí, and Cakchiquel.
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Relating to the Quiché or their language.
- According to Quiché legend, for example, the first four humans were made of a corn paste into which the Heart of Heaven breathed life.
- One of the latter was a visiting Quiché Maya linguist from Guatemala.
The name in Quiché.
Definition of quiche in:
- US English dictionary
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