variant spelling of chuppah

: a canopy under which the bride and groom stand during a Jewish wedding ceremony

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Beneath a huppah draped with flower garlands in shades of red, pink, white and yellow, Mr. Lander recited lines from the Quran in Arabic and said blessings in Hebrew. New York Times, 17 June 2022 On July 21, in the garden of friends in Napa, Calif., with 18 people attending, the couple were married under a huppah made from a cloth the two had purchased in Mexico on their first big trip together. Nina Reyes, New York Times, 7 Aug. 2020

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“Huppah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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