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doven

[dah-vuh n] /ˈdɑ vən/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), Yiddish.
1.

daven

or doven

[dah-vuh n] /ˈdɑ vən/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), Yiddish.
1.
to pray.
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  • But I sez, “Nobody can dive into deeper depths than I have doven to-day.”

    Samantha at Coney Island Marietta Holley
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daven

/ˈdɑvən/
verb (intransitive) (Judaism)
1.
to pray
2.
to lead prayers
Word Origin
from Yiddish
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