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It is a kosher deli with great corned beef on rye.
  conforming to Jewish dietary law


anything that is proper or legitimate (usually used in the negative; such as: Things at the company don’t seem kosher.)
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  • It is a kosher deli with great corned beef on rye.
  • My Uncle Hal owned a kosher delicatessen in Brooklyn.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • Okay, so maybe lying isn’t 100 percent kosher on the Good Deeds Scale (especially lying to your best friends), but it’s for a very, very good cause.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • She and Rahel had just worked a full day on the Sabbath; they’d long since given up any concerns about keeping kosher or lighting Sabbath candles.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising

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  • We went into Ella’s Kosher Deli and Ice Cream Parlor and ate pastrami sandwiches and kosher dill pickles, followed by raspberry ice cream.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • But getting Eusie to eat non-kosher food was something else.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • During an earlier stroll through the neighborhood there had been a kosher restaurant, Herzl’s, on Church Avenue which had caught my eye.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • My grandfather Saul ran one of the first kosher restaurants in America, see.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • And it’s not as if we keep kosher or do things as a rabbi would.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • "But kosher," Simon pointed out cheerfully.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes

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  • Your father said to tell you this is a kosher hospital, and you are to eat everything.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • The visitors were taken there and shown them, all neatly hung in rows, labeled conspicuously with the tags of the government inspectors—and some, which had been killed by a special process, marked with the sign of the kosher rabbi, certifying that it was fit for sale to the orthodox.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • "You know what I like about New York?" the Gasman said, noisily chewing his kosher hot dog.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • So I cut each of the two birds into eight pieces and put them in a bath of water, kosher salt, sugar, a bay leaf, a splash of soy sauce, a garlic clove, and a small handful of peppercorns and coriander seeds.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • Not so hard if she was an officer, but not really kosher for someone in training.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • It hadn’t been bad at all, and good kosher corned beef was something he’d been unable to find in London.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Chinese, Japanese, kosher food, you name it.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • Her spa cuisine was kosher.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Bublanski belonged to the Söder congregation and ate vegetarian food if kosher fare was unavailable.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • All drawn up in most kosher fashion, Manfred.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • Something wasn’t kosher about the story of Nationwide Flight 353.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • "In combination with strict monogamy and other kosher practices, yes," the Librarian says.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • There’s just a handful of meat processors: firms that make bacon, sausage, hamburger patties, and kosher products.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • A kosher bakery that you couldn’t find it if I gave you a road map, a guidebook and whatever he’s called that speaks five languages.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • /I should worry/,[46] in its way, is correct English, but in essence it is as completely Yiddish as /kosher/, /ganof/, /schadchen/, /oi-yoi/, /matzoh/ or /mazuma/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • And whether David’s mother kept a kosher house-at which she smiled-and whether David’s father still had time to don phylacteries in the morning and what synagogue he attended-at which his father snorted, amused.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep
  • She said all I had to do was sit naked on a metal stool in the middle of the room and then, if I felt like it, which she was hoping I would, dip my body into a vat of kosher cow’s blood and roll on the large white sheets of paper provided.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • "Listen," my grandmother said, "I know I’m whatever I am and you’re whatever you are, which isn’t me, which makes you happy, but I know some things when I see them and I know something is going on that isn’t kosher.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • "It’s not entirely kosher, but it’s fast.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Kosher.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • And so, if I overheard mention of something I was ignorant about—keeping Kosher, Tammany Hall, haute couture—I researched it later on.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • We went into Ella’s Kosher Deli and Ice Cream Parlor and ate pastrami sandwiches and kosher dill pickles, followed by raspberry ice cream.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • Not enough zip, but that’s the kosher bit for you.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • They were strictly Orthodox and ate kosher every day.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • The three typed sentences would not prove that Dr. Tucker had survived Flight 353 or that something about the crash was not kosher.
    Dean Koontz  --  Sole Survivor
  • To fill the gap we bought beautiful long kosher frankfurters with sauerkraut and Coca-Colas at a little stand and took them with us to the subway.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • You don’t know anything about kosher.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • Bent kosher women, faces covered, wore hair shirts and loudly sobbed.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She cooked matzoh balls, kneydlach, gefilte fish, kugl, chopped liver, and more kosher dishes than I can remember.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • He’d also kill cows in the kosher faith for the jews in town to eat, and we often kept a cow in the yard behind the store.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • It was treyf, not kosher for a Jew to eat.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • Kosher.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Kosher My parents’ marriage was put together by a rov, a rabbi of a high order who goes to each of the parents and sees about the dowry and arranges the marriage contract properly according to Jewish law, which meant love had nothing to do with it.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • And Yetta—with Mr. Cohen, we’ll keep kosher.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • Only eat kosher meat, that’s how.
    Henry Roth  --  Call It Sleep
  • So—so he was not kosher.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • BLOOM: (Offhandedly) Kosher.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • He, who had always eaten kosher, he, the oldest son of an oldest son of a respected family, in fact, he Meyer Mossel Eusebius Smit, was seriously being asked to eat pork.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Even her tablecloths, which she changed three times a day-when you eat kosher you change the tablecloths for every meal— were ironed and always immaculate.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • When I came home from school early Friday afternoon, Manya asked me if I was hungry, and I said yes, I could eat a horse, a kosher horse, of course, and she quickly put a lunch on the table.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
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