[huh-gah-duh; Sephardic Hebrew hah-gah-dah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-gaw-duh]
- a book containing the liturgy for the Seder service on the Jewish festival of Passover.
Origin of Haggadah
From Hebrew; see origin at Aggadah
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Examples from the Web for haggadic
But what should Haggadic or antiquarian elements do in such a list?The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 2
Afterwards I will give some Haggadic illustrations upon particular points.Pharisaism, Its Aim And Its Method
R. Travers Herford
Wherever a ray fell, a blossom of Haggadic folklore sprang up.Jewish Literature and Other Essays
C19: from Hebrew haggādāh a story, from hagged to tell
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Word Origin and History for haggadic
1856, from Rabbinical Hebrew haggadhah, literally "tale," verbal noun from higgidh "to make clear, narrate, expound."
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