[ kit-l ]
/ ˈkɪt l /
a white robe used by Jews, especially Orthodox Jews, as a ceremonial garment for men and as a burial shroud for both sexes: worn during worship on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, by a bridegroom during the wedding ceremony, and by the leader of the Seder on Passover.
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Example sentences from the Web for kittel
Unlike ordinary soldiers, Kittel did not have to remain in the role of the passive spectator.‘Soldaten: Secret WWII Transcripts of German POWs’ by Soenke Neitzel & Harald Welzer|Sönke Neitzel, Harald Welzer|September 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the dates given at the head of the chapters I follow Kittel, as a careful inquirer.The Expositor's Bible|F. W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for kittel
/ (ˈkiːtɛl) /
a white garment used as a shroud or worn by traditional Jews on Yom Kippur
Word Origin for kittel
from German Kittel, smock
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