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noshing


verb (used without object)

  1. to snack or eat between meals.

verb (used with object)

  1. to snack on: They noshed peanuts and cookies while watching television.

noun

  1. a snack.

noun

  1. food or a meal

verb

  1. to eat

v.1957, from Yiddish nashn “nibble,” from Middle High German naschen, from Old High German hnascon, nascon “to nibble,” from Proto-Germanic *(g)naskon. Related: Noshed; noshing. Earlier as a noun (1917) meaning “a restaurant,” short for nosh-house.

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