(in Jewish cooking) triangular noodles filled with chopped meat or cheese and served with soup.‘Though I'd never had this soup before, it was reminiscent of Jewish kreplach or Chinese won-ton soup.’
- ‘You'll want to know that the dinner comprises ‘challah, salad, chopped liver, chicken soup with noodles and kreplach, stuffed veal, brisket, Belgium carrots, and rugalach for dessert.’’
- ‘And in your chicken soup do you prefer kreplach or matzoh balls?’
- ‘Now, if only he would tackle our grandmother's kreplach.’
- ‘She dreamed of getting married, resigning from her job, staying home and decorating a living room and baking bobka and cooking blintzes and kreplach, just like her mother.’
From Yiddish kreplekh, plural of krepel, from German dialect Kräppel ‘fritter’.
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