December 18, 2014 § Leave a comment
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.