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tref

noun \ˈtrāv\

Definition of tref

plural

trefi

\-vē\
  1. :  a homestead or hamlet under old Cymric law; usually :  a group or area acting as a single community as regards cattle and plowing, constituting a taxable unit, and consisting typically of nine houses, one plow, one oven, one churn, one cat, one cock, and one herdsman

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Origin and Etymology of tref

Welsh, town, home, dwelling place, tref; akin to Cornish tref, tre dwelling place, town, Breton trev division of a parish, Old English thorp village — more at thorp


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tref

adjective \ˈtrāf\
variants: or

terefah

or

terefa

\təˈrāfə\ or

trefah

or

trefa

\ˈtrāfə\

Definition of tref

  1. :  ritually unclean or unfit according to Jewish law —opposed to kosher

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Origin and Etymology of tref

Yiddish & Hebrew; Yiddish treyf, treyfe, from Hebrew ṭĕrēphāh animal torn by wild beasts, torn flesh — more at terefah


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