[shool, shoo l]
- a synagogue.
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Related Words for shulnparish, mosque, temple, shrine, chapel, synagogue, cathedral, tabernacle, abbey, shul, bethel, church
- the Yiddish word for synagogue
Word Origin for shul
Yiddish: synagogue, from Old High German scuola school 1
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"synagogue," 1874, from Yiddish shul, from German Schule (see school (n.1)).
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