variants or meshulah or meshullach or meshulach
plural meshullahim or meshulahim or meshullachim or meshulachim
: an accredited itinerant collector sent out to raise funds especially for the maintenance of orthodox Jewish religious and charitable institutions in the region of Palestine compare halukkah

Word History


Hebrew mĕshūllāh, literally, one who is sent

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“Meshullah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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