meshullah

noun
me·shul·lah
variants: or meshulah or meshullach or meshulach \mə̇ˈshüˌläḵ, -shu̇ˌ- \
plural meshullahim or meshulahim or meshullachim or meshulachim\⸗ˌ⸗ˈläḵə̇m, -(ˌ)ḵēm \

Definition of meshullah 

: 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

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History and Etymology for meshullah

Hebrew mĕshūllāh, literally, one who is sent

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