Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A measure of capacity used in Sumatra and Penang (in the Strait of Malacca), equal in the former island to 63 cubic inches, in the latter to 68. It is about equal to a Winchester quart.
“On the other hand, the idea that Marilyn Monroe took her vows under a chupah is a surprise.”
“Mrs. Potter stood beside the bride, and the four of us stood in front of the rabbi, and all five of us stood under the bridal canopy, which I know is called a chupah and which I think is spelled the way I spelled it.”
“During the past 25 years, more than 700 couples have celebrated "chupah" as a way of marking their marriages with religious services and customs, said Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky, the executive director and spiritual leader of Bris Avrohom.”
“The words he spoke as he delivered me to the chupah were his version of good marital advice: "The secret to a happy and successful marriage," he whispered, "is respect.”
“Shterney Kanelsky, the rabbi's wife and the associate director of Bris Avrohom, said the new appreciation happens to many of the couples as they prepare for chupah.”
“It wasn't until Sunday (Oct. 31) that the couple, who now live in Fair Lawn, N.J., with their two children, finally celebrated their marriage in a traditional Jewish ceremony featuring a chupah, or canopy.”
“In an annual gala hosted by Bris Avrohom, a Hillside, N. J.-based organization dedicated to providing community services to Russian-Jewish immigrants, the Bilermans were one of 11 couples who sought God's blessings under the chupah.”
“It will be a perfectly routine wedding -- with ring bearers and flower girls and parents walking them up the aisle and a chupah and glasses to break -- and tears and love and joy.”
“Fifteen years ago today, my husband and I stood on a bimah under a chupah in Montreal and exchanged vows and rings.”
“Malacca, He brought from Ophir, of gold more than enough; of the pearls of Ceylon he brought a chupah full to the brim.”
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