- plural of cheder.
[khey-duh r; English khey-der, hey-]
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- (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
Word Origin for cheder
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