Definition of kiddush
: a ceremonial blessing pronounced over wine or bread in a Jewish home or synagogue on a holy day (such as the Sabbath)
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At the Grand Synagogue after the morning services on a recent Saturday, the atmosphere was jovial at the kiddush, the post-prayer collation.
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Origin and Etymology of kiddush
Late Hebrew qiddūsh sanctification
First Known Use: 1753See Words from the same year
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