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Shabbas goy

[shah-buh s goi] /ˈʃɑ bəs ˌgɔɪ/
noun, Yiddish.
1.
a gentile who performs tasks for Jews in the home or synagogue on the Sabbath or on a holy day that are forbidden Jews on such occasions, as turning on the lights or heat.
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