General English


  • A cheap imitation of the German Frankfurter made from the cheapest pig and beef meat and offal, finely ground with water and emulsifiers, mixed with flour, onion, seasoning, spices, saltpetre, colouring and so on, packed into narrow casings and linked. Made in various lengths. Used for hot dogs.
  • (written as Frankfurter)
    A yellowish-brown, smooth-textured, scalded and cold-smoked sausage made from finely ground pork and bacon fat. Usually poached in water to heat it up. Called bockwurst in Frankfurt.


  • noun a long thin sausage of spicy pork meat