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Peretz

or Per·ez

[per-its; Yiddish. pe-rets]
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  1. I(saac) L(oeb) or Yitz·chok Lei·bush [yits-khawk ley-boo sh] /ˈyɪts xɔk ˈleɪ bʊʃ/, 1852–1915, Polish author: writer of plays, poems, and short stories in Yiddish.
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  • As to Peretz's daughter, the notion of her assenting to marry him again seemed preposterous.

  • Peretz is one of the literary masters of to-day, but he writes in Yiddish, so the world misses his greatness.

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