• WordNet 3.6
    • n Quiche the Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
    • n quiche a tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables)
    • n Quiche a member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala
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In literature:

The Quiches were acquainted with a kind of picture-writing, and possessed records in which myth glided into history.
"Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1" by Andrew Lang
The Quiches have a very similar myth.
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
Like most Germans a linguist, the padre spoke German, French, Spanish, English, and Quiche, the most important indian speech of Guatemala.
"In Indian Mexico (1908)" by Frederick Starr
Closely allied with the Maya numerals and method of counting are those of the Quiches of Guatemala.
"The Number Concept" by Levi Leonard Conant
The Quichuas of Peru must not be confounded with the Quiches of Guatemala.
"The Myths of the New World" by Daniel G. Brinton
Also the quetzal, the imperial bird of the great Indian Quiche race, and the Trogan resplendens.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
On these, lookouts were constantly stationed, to give notice of the invasions of the Quiches or of the Sotojil king.
"The Annals of the Cakchiquels" by Daniel G. Brinton
There are some coincidences between the Old Testament and the Quiche MS. which are certainly startling.
"Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I" by Friedrich Max Müller
Manifestly the history of the country did not begin with the Quiches.
"Ancient America, in Notes on American Archaeology" by John D. Baldwin
But these fellows only spoke Quiche, and they were sullen dogs.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle

In news:

Sun Valley Breakfast Idaho Potato Quiche.
A veggie-packed quiche so delicious even your kids will like it.
Chef Thomas Keller's "Bouchon Bakery" Quiche Lorraine .
Quiche Lorraine (Added: November 16, 2012).
Chef Frank Terranova finishes a week of savory pie recipes with a quiche Lorraine .
A favorite menu item for lunching ladies, quiche is as popular now as it has ever been.
The mini quiches turned out incredibly well, and I know I will make this again even without having to use up eggs before they expire.
This is important or your little quiches will not come out of the cups.
This quiche is perfect for fall.
Real men do eat quiche .
Naked quiche flaunts flavor, nutrition and convenience.
The problem with quiche is that it can sometimes take a long time to make.
Make a quiche for your pooch—and save some for yourself.
Hearty quiche fresh out of the Lick the Plate oven.
Photo by David Boylan quiche .