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- n. An elementary school in which students are taught to read Hebrew texts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Middle English variant of hither.
- n. In Jewish use, an inclosure; a chamber or secret compartment; specifically, a primary school for Jewish children where they are instructed exclusively in Hebrew and the Jewish religion.
From Hebrew חֶדֶר (khéder, "room"). (Wiktionary)