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house of study

or House of Study

noun
Origin of house of study
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Getzil cuffed him, and after that the young fellow was ashamed to appear in the house-of-study.

    Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz
  • Everywhere else it smoked, but in the house-of-study it crackled!

    Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz
  • That evening we assembled in the Rebbe's house-of-study, to usher in the Sabbath.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • He had not yet remembered that he was spending the night in the house-of-study.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • Next morning it turns out the husband came home too late from the house-of-study, and she forgot to ask him.

    Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz
  • In the house-of-study was an old split stove, of which Yssil was the official heater.

    Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz
  • Once some strangers came to the town, and spent the night in the house-of-study behind the stove.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • He had to be brought into the house-of-study (the Hekdesh was no longer in existence), and there he died!

    Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz
  • In half a year's time he went through measles in the house-of-study, and then small-pox, and got a face as pitted as a grater.

    Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz
  • She takes two gulden for washing the floor of the house-of-study—not enough for dry bread—and he, what can he do?

    Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz

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