schul

[ shool, shoo l ]
/ ʃul, ʃʊl /

noun, plural schuln [shooln, shoo ln] /ʃuln, ʃʊln/, Yiddish.

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shul

or schul

[ shool, shoo l ]
/ ʃul, ʃʊl /

noun, plural shuln [shooln, shoo ln] /ʃuln, ʃʊln/, Yiddish.

a synagogue.
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Example sentences from the Web for schul

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

British Dictionary definitions for schul (1 of 2)

schul
/ (ʃuːl) /

noun

a variant spelling of shul

British Dictionary definitions for schul (2 of 2)

shul

schul

/ (ʃuːl) /

noun

the Yiddish word for synagogue

Word Origin for shul

Yiddish: synagogue, from Old High German scuola school 1
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