Definition of Chuppah

1. Noun. (Judaism) The canopy over a Jewish couple during their marriage ceremony. ¹



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Definition of Chuppah

1. a canopy used at a Jewish wedding [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chuppah

chunni
chunnis
chunter
chuntered
chuntering
chunters
chupacabra
chupacabras
chupati
chupatis
chupatti
chupattis
chupatty
chupe
chuppa
chuppah (current term)
chuppahs
chuppas
chuppot
chupse
chur
churada
churadas
church
church-ale
church-ales
church-goer
church-goers
church-going
church-state

Literary usage of Chuppah

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1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"The reading- desk on the floor is covered by the "chuppah," or marriage baldachino. ... Returning to places within the chuppah, they are followed by the ..."

2. The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah by Alfred Edersheim (1883)
"the friends of the bridegroom' led the bridal pair to the Cheder and the chuppah, or the bridal chamber and bed. Here it ought to be specially noticed, ..."

3. Jewish Ceremonial Institutions and Customs by William Rosenau (1912)
"The bride is led by her father and the groom by his mother. They then take their places under a nuptial canopy, " chuppah." The chuppah, which is made ..."

4. The Jewish Religion by Michael Friedländer (1891)
"The canopy or chuppah 1 represents symbolically the future home of the married couple, which they have to guard as a sanctuary, and to render inaccessible ..."

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