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Fasnacht, Sometimes spelled Fastnacht, Faschnacht, Fosnot, Fosnaught, Fausnaught, is an English name for a fried doughnut served traditionally in the days of Carnival / Fastnacht or on, the day before Lent starts. Fasnachts were made as a way to empty the pantry of lard, sugar, fat, and butter, which were traditionally fasted from during Lent.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Percussion (2013)

by John H. Beck

This is due to the fact that fifes and drums are so popular, primarily because Fasnacht is an old, established tradition, and to be active in it is exciting and rewarding. The cliques also offer an attractive social life throughout the year.

Google previewLet's Go Austria & Switzerland 12th Edition (2004)

Including Munich by Kate McIntyre

Fasnacht is a week-long topsy-turvy carnival intended to drive away winter (Feh. 3-9. 2005). The party involves fantastical masks, raucous Gvggenmusik, and temporarily renaming the town "Honolulu." Swiss writers gather to read and sit on ...

Google previewFestival Architecture (2007)

by Sarah Bonnemaison, Christine Macy

Fasnacht is a form of temporary urbanism, a moment in urban life when a city is completely explained and all of its parts play a role. It is Basel's culture—meaning , to use Clifford Geertz's formulation, a story that Baslers tell themselves about ...

Google previewLonely Planet Food Trails (2016)

by Lonely Planet Food

CelebȘaĒionĀ Dubbed the 'fifth season', Swabian-Alemmanic Fasnacht is a 500- yearold rite to banish winter and indulge in pre-Lenten parades, feasting and latenight drinkathons. Find it in towns and villages including Rottweil, Schramberg ...

Google previewHerald of Gospel Liberty (1922)

by Elias Smith

Brother Fasnacht is a student at U. C. College. There never was a better field anywhere, just now for building and organizing a Christian Church than in the city of Mattoon. Many of our brethren are there and have homes, and they will have a ...

Google previewPlato Dictionary (2015)

by Morris Stockhammer

Fasnacht or Shrove Tuesday Thisreligious holiday is celebrated by manyof the inhabitants of thePennsylvania Dutch areas by gorging themselveson the delicious doughnuts dedicated to this day. The last onein the household toget up is “die ...

Google previewDictionary of American Folklore (2015)

by Marjorie Tallman

Fasnacht or Shrove Tuesday Thisreligious holiday is celebrated by manyof the inhabitants of thePennsylvania Dutch areas by gorging themselveson the delicious doughnuts dedicated to this day. The last onein the household toget up is “die ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian Histories and Cultures (2013)

by Bonnie Zimmerman

Gustavejfl Fashions-fin Women Flavors and Aromas of Past and Present Fasnacht, HeidelE Fleming, Jill Fassinger, RuthE Fleming, Marth Fat Avengers Fleming, Peggy Fat Dykes Fletcher, Alice Fat Girl FLH (Homosexual Liberation FreonEtl ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

aquatic plants which act as host to the larvae,andcauses liverdamage forwhich no satisfactory cure yet exists faséole France Kidney bean fasnacht UnitedStates A yeastraised potato dough, rolledout, cutindiamond shapes, proved and fried.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Switzerland (2014)

by Leo Schelbert

See also BASLER FASNACHT; UNIVERSITY OF BASEL. BASEL-LANDSCHAFT. A canton that covers 517,600 km2, of which 53 percent is located in the Tafeljura, which is intersected by numerous steep valleys with several plateaus dotted ...

Google previewDictionary Catalogue of the Free Public Library Bristol, Connecticut (1903)

by Free Public Library (Bristol, Conn.)

W24f Fasnacht, G. Eugene, cd. Select specimens ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Complementary Health Practice P (1999)

by Carolyn Chambers Clark, EdD, ARNP,FAAN

FASNACHT ROLFING: STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION Rolfing is a manual therapy comprising the holistic philosophy, science, and art of integrating the structural, functional, and energetic patterns of the human body in gravity.

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

see haricot rouge fasnacht (USAl A yeast-raised potato dough, rolled out, cut in diamond shapes, proved and fried. Traditionally eaten on Shrove Tuesday hy the descendants of Pennsylvania Dutch immigrants ...

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