grager

[grah-ger]
noun Judaism.
  1. 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.
Also grogger.

Origin of grager

< Yiddish: rattle
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