bedikah

noun
be·​di·​kah | \ bə-(ˌ)dē-ˈkä, -ˈdē-(ˌ)kä \
plural bedikahs or bedikoth\ bə-​(ˌ)dē-​ˈkōt , -​ˈkōth , -​ˈkōs \

Definition of bedikah

: the ritual inspection (as of a ceremonial act, person, or object) to ascertain fitness or unfitness according to rabbinical law

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History and Etymology for bedikah

Hebrew bĕdhīqāh inspection

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“Bedikah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedikah. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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