Schnitz(el) (1789)

Jan Ivarsson TransEdit jan.ivarsson at TRANSEDIT.ST
Mon Apr 1 09:09:16 UTC 2002

"Schnitz" just means "slice", derived from mhd. "sniz".
"Schnitzel" - literally a small piece of paper - is used since the 19th century for a thin, fried slice of veal, first in Austria. So I do not think that "Schnitz" is good enough for antedating "Schnitzel".
Jan Ivarsson
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