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daven

or do·ven

[dah-vuh n]
verb (used with or without object) Yiddish.
  1. to pray.
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British Dictionary definitions for daven

daven

verb (intr) Judaism
  1. to pray
  2. to lead prayers
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Word Origin for daven

from Yiddish
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