nosh


nosh
nosh (v.) 1957, from Yiddish nashn "nibble," from M.H.G. naschen, from O.H.G. hnascon, nascon "to nibble," from P.Gmc. * (g)naskon. Related: Noshed; noshing. Earlier as a noun (1917) meaning "a restaurant," short for nosh-house.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.