erub

noun

variants or eruv
āˈrüv,
ˈāˌrəv
plural erubin or eruvin
ārüˈvēn,
āˈrüvin
: a means (such as a symbolic alteration of a boundary) provided in Jewish law for extending the strict limits anciently placed upon movements of persons and goods on the Sabbath and so accommodating the laws to the needs of daily life

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew ʽērūbh

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“Erub.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erub. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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