Bagel definitions

bā'gəl
A glazed, ring-shaped roll with a tough, chewy texture, made from plain yeast dough that is dropped briefly into nearly boiling water and then baked.
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A chewy bread roll made of yeast dough twisted into a doughnutlike shape, cooked in simmering water, then baked.
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A toroidal bread roll that is boiled before it is baked.
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(tennis, slang) A score of 6-0 in a set (after the shape of a bagel, which looks like a zero).
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(slang, among South African Jews) An overly materialistic and excessively groomed young man.
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Origin of bagel

From Yiddish בייגל (beygl), ultimately from Old High German bouc, boug- (“ring, bracelet”), from Old High German boug (“ring”), from Proto-Germanic *baug- (“ring”) plus Proto-Germanic *-il (“noun suffix”); cf. obsolete English bee (“metal ring, bracelet”), Middle English bege, beh, Old English bēag, bēah, Old Frisian bāg, Old Saxon bōg, Middle Low German bōg, Old Norse baugr, all from Proto-Germanic *baugaz (“ring”); also compare dialectal Austrian German Beugel, Beigel.