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ovel

noun
  1. Judaism a mourner, esp during the first seven days after a deathSee also shivah
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from Hebrew
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Historical Examples

  • 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