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grager

[ grah-ger ]
/ ˈgrɑ gər /
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noun Judaism.
a noise-making device, typically a small container filled with pellets and fitted with a handle, used by children each time Haman's name is said during the traditional reading of the Book of Esther on Purim.
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Also grogger.

Origin of grager

<Yiddish: rattle
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