Sunday, March 24, 2013
Definitions for daven
- to pray.
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Citations for daven
There, day or night, everyone — the men, the women, even the children — could daven nonstop.
Every morning he wakes early to daven outside, facing Jerusalem. When I watch him from the window, I regret having taught him to sound out the Hebrew letters when he was only five.
Origin of daven
Daven entered English in the mid-nineteenth century from Yiddish.