variants or eruv
plural erubin or eruvin
: 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


Hebrew ʽērūbh

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“Erub.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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