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[soh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fer; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fer] /ˈsoʊ fər; Sephardic Hebrew sɔˈfɛr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛr/
noun, plural soferim
[soh-fer-im; Sephardic Hebrew saw-fe-reem; Ashkenazic Hebrew soh-fe-rim] /ˈsoʊ fər ɪm; Sephardic Hebrew sɔ fɛˈrim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsoʊ fɛ rɪm/ (Show IPA).
(often initial capital letter) Judaism.
scribe1 (def 3).
Origin of sofer
From the Hebrew word sōphēr Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "Well, poor old George'll have to do his settin' in sofer's store after the third o' June," said the other, chuckling.

    Anderson Crow, Detective George Barr McCutcheon

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