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or Pe·sah

[Sephardic Hebrew pe-sahkh; Ashkenazic Hebrew pey-sahkh]
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noun Judaism.
  1. Passover(def 1).
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Origin of Pesach

From the Hebrew word pesaḥ
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  • Pesach became despondent and put the finishing touch to his ungodly career by becoming intoxicated with beer on the Passover.

    Rabbi and Priest

    Milton Goldsmith

  • Page 16: Pesach haba aleynu ltovah: Next Passover, may it be for good.

British Dictionary definitions for pesach



  1. other words for Passover (def. 1)
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Word Origin

from Hebrew pesah; see Passover
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