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maggid

[Ashkenazic Hebrew, English mah-gid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-geed] /Ashkenazic Hebrew, English ˈmɑ gɪd; Sephardic Hebrew mɑˈgid/
noun, plural maggidim
[Ashkenazic Hebrew mah-gee-dim; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gee-deem] /Ashkenazic Hebrew mɑˈgi dɪm; Sephardic Hebrew mɑ giˈdim/ (Show IPA),
maggids. Judaism.
1.
(especially in Poland and Russia) a wandering Jewish preacher whose sermons contained religious and moral instruction and words of comfort and hope.
Origin of maggid
1890-1895
1890-95; < Hebrew maggīdh literally, narrator, messenger
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