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Definition of "haggis" []

  • A Scottish dish consisting of a mixture of the minced heart, lungs, and liver of a sheep or calf mixed with suet, onions, oatmeal, and seasonings and boiled in the stomach of the slaughtered animal. (noun)
  • A Scottish dish made from sheep's or calf's offal, oatmeal, suet, and seasonings boiled in a skin made from the animal's stomach (noun)

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Use "haggis" in a sentence
  • "And the word haggis or haggesse turns out to be an alternative name for magpie."
  • "The event usually allows for people to start eating just after the haggis is presented."
  • "Hey, if I can eat street food all over Thailand every year, and not get sick, I can certainly eat one bite of haggis from a cart in NY."