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gou·lash / ˈgoōˌläsh/ • n. 1. a highly seasoned Hungarian soup or stew of meat and vegetables, flavored with paprika. 2. (in informal bridge) a redealing of the four hands (unshuffled, with each hand arranged in suits and order of value) after no player has bid. The cards are usually dealt in batches of five, five, and three, and the resulting hands may have very uneven distributions.

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goulash (gulyas) Hungarian; literally ‘cowherd’; beef (or other meat) stewed with potatoes, tomatoes, onions, peppers, and paprika. Distinct from Austrian gulasch.

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goulash stew of steak and vegetables XIX; redeal in contract bridge XX. — Hung. gulyáshús, f. gulyás herdsman + hús meat.