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sandek

[sahn-dek] /ˈsɑn dɛk/
noun, Yiddish.
1.
the man who holds the child during the Jewish rite of circumcision.
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sandek

/ˈsɑnˌdɛk/
noun
1.
(Judaism) a man who holds a baby being circumcised
Word Origin
Hebrew
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