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Definition of Kosher

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kosher, clean, fit to be eaten (according to Jewish dietary laws); (Informal) proper, good (also kasher)
food which is fit to be eaten according to Jewish dietary laws (also kasher)
make kosher, prepare in accordance with Jewish dietary laws (also kasher)
Kosher Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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kosher
\ko"sher\ (?), a. [heb. koshër fit, proper.] ceremonially clean, according to jewish law; -- applied to food, esp. to meat of animals slaughtered according to the requirements of jewish law. opposed to tref. hence, designating a shop, store, house, etc., where such food is sold or used.
kosher
\ko"sher\, n. kosher food; also, a kosher shop.
kosher
\ko"sher\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. koshered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. koshering.] to prepare in conformity with the requirements of the jewish law, as meat.

Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
(food) (bia) coisir
London Slang
legitimate, honest. From the Jewish meaning of kosher (acceptable to Jewish dietary laws).
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
(hypernym) nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals

Adjective
1. conforming to dietary laws; "kosher meat"; "a kosher kitchen"
(synonym) cosher
(similar) clean
(classification) Judaism
2. proper or legitimate
(similar) proper
(classification) colloquialism
Kosher Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Raynet Business & Marketing Glossary
items prepared in accordance with Jewish dietary law under the guidance of a Rabbi.
Copyright © 2001, Ray Wright
Kosher Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Kashrut (also kashruth or kashrus, ) is the set of Jewish religious dietary laws. Food that may be consumed according to halakha (Jewish law) is termed kosher in English, from the Ashkenazi pronunciation of the Hebrew term kashér , meaning "fit" (in this context, fit for consumption).

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Kosher Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary Of Cooking And Food Terms
(meat) Meat sold within 48 hours after being butchered in accordance to Hebrew religious laws. The style of Jewish dietary cooking.
Food Glossary
food that is prepared according to Jewish dietary laws
Kosher Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Official Judaism Glossary
To "keep kosher" means to keep the Jewish dietary rules (which are called kashrut). The main rule of these regulations is to keep meat (beef, lamb, chicken, and so on) and dairy products separate. Orthodox, Conservative and other Jews who keep kosher will never eat meat and dairy products at the same meal (cheeseburgers are right out!). At home, these observant Jews will have two sets of dishes--one for meat and the other for milk--in their kitchen which they always keep separate and never use at the same meal. Food that is not kosher is called, traif.