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[yid-ish-kahyt] /ˈyɪd ɪʃˌkaɪt/
noun, Yiddish.
Jewish tradition, culture, character, or heritage. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He wanted eighty roubles, and swore by his kosher Yiddishkeit (ritually pure Judaism) that the affair would cost him seventy-five.

    Ghetto Comedies

    Israel Zangwill
  • You shall see what an example of Yiddishkeit I will give to a link generation.

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