Definition of Challah

1. Noun. (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking.

Exact synonyms: Hallah
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation, Judaism
Generic synonyms: Bread, Breadstuff, Staff Of Life



Definition of Challah

1. Noun. A traditional braided bread eaten by Ashkenazi Jews on the Sabbath ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Challah

1. a kind of bread [n -LAHS, -LOTH, or -LOT]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Challah

chalkiness
chalking
chalking up
chalkitis
chalklike
chalkpit
chalkpits
chalks
chalks up
chalkstone
chalkstones
chalky
challa
challacolloite
challacolloites
challah (current term)
challahs
challan
challaned
challans
challas
challenge
challenge diet
challengeable
challenged
challenger
challengers
challenges
challenging
challengingly

Literary usage of Challah

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1. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"challah challah is delicious egg bread that is usually thought of as a traditional Jewish food. It is typically braided before baking. ..."

2. Yohale Sarah: Containing Religious Duties of the Daughters of Israel and by Abraham Eber Hirschowitz (1918)
"Two large quantities of dough, although kneaded separately, may be joined and one "challah" taken of both. The proper course is for "challah" to be taken ..."

3. The Jewish Religion by Michael Friedländer (1891)
"challah reminds us of the commandment to give the first part of the dough to the priest (Num. xv. 17-21). Although at present this commandment cannot be ..."

4. Jewish Ceremonial Institutions and Customs by William Rosenau (1912)
"This act is also accompanied by a benediction, in which God is blessed for commanding the separation of the challah. When the husband and father returns ..."

5. Record of Christian Work edited by Alexander McConnell, William Revell Moody, Arthur Percy Fitt (1910)
"This law respecting "challah" is si of the only three ... first of their dough peculiar loaves which they bake f Sabbath—called and known by the of challah. ..."

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