Schmendrick

December 18, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
From Hebrew, meaning “fat person”, or Yiddish, meaning “stupid person”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Not sure that there are any.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Schmendrick, the aspiring magician who accompanies the unicorn on her quest to find the rest of her people, in the fantasy novel The Last Unicorn (1968) by Peter S. Beagle.

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