schul

[shool, shoo l]

shul

or schul

[shool, shoo l]
noun, plural shuln [shooln, shoo ln] /ʃuln, ʃʊln/, Yiddish.
  1. a synagogue.
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Examples from the Web for schul

Historical Examples of schul

  • Schul Pforte (in the Prussian province of Saxony) is similar in antiquity and institutions.

  • All turned to look at the speaker, and they whispered among themselves in surprise at hearing a monk recite the shema in a schul.

    Rabbi and Priest

    Milton Goldsmith


British Dictionary definitions for schul

schul

noun
  1. a variant spelling of shul

shul

schul

noun
  1. the Yiddish word for synagogue

Word Origin for shul

Yiddish: synagogue, from Old High German scuola school 1
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Word Origin and History for schul

shul

n.

"synagogue," 1874, from Yiddish shul, from German Schule (see school (n.1)).

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