kiddush

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noun kid·dush \ˈki-dəsh, -dish; ki-ˈdüsh\

Definition of kiddush

  1. :  a ceremonial blessing pronounced over wine or bread in a Jewish home or synagogue on a holy day (such as the Sabbath)

Origin and Etymology of kiddush

Late Hebrew qiddūsh sanctification


First Known Use: 1753


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