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- n. The canopy over a Jewish couple during their marriage ceremony.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Jewish marriage ceremony, the canopy under which the reading of the kethuba, or marriage contract, and the nuptial ceremonies are performed.
From Hebrew חופה \ חֻפָּה (khupá) (Wiktionary)