Kiddush

Kiddush

[Sephardic Hebrew kee-doosh; Ashkenazic Hebrew kid-uhsh]
noun Judaism.
a blessing recited over a cup of wine or over bread on the sabbath or on a festival.

Origin:
< Hebrew qiddūsh literally, sanctification

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Kiddush (ˈkɪdəʃ, Hebrew kɪˈdʊʃ)
 
n
1.  a special blessing said before a meal on sabbaths and festivals, usually including the blessing for wine or bread
2.  a reception usually for the congregants after a service at which drinks and snacks are served and this grace is said
 
[from Hebrew qiddūsh sanctification]

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