ovel

/ (ˈɒvəl) /

noun

Judaism a mourner, esp during the first seven days after a deathSee also shivah

Word Origin for ovel

from Hebrew
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Examples from the Web for ovel

  • When asked how she expected to get to the other side at the top, she giggled derisively and said "ovel."

    Jan and Her Job|L. Allen Harker