[khey-duh r; English khey-der, hey-]
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Examples from the Web for cheder
And that was how it came about that there were two parties at "Reb" Yankel's "Cheder."
On the one side was the whole "Cheder," on the other Getzel.
The "Cheder" was full of noise and tumult and shouting that reached to the sky.
The "Cheder" is not far away, in the next house, that is to say, in the next room.
I was reminded of it all the year round by the boys at "Cheder."
- (in Western countries) elementary religious education classes, usually outside normal school hours
- more traditionally, a full-time elementary religious school
- informal a place of corrective instruction; prison
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