Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of Hasid.

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  • n. A member of a Hassidic movement in Jewish history.

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  • n. a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism

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Examples

  • The nail colors, which come in shades like "Hassid" (dark black) and "Downtown L. A" (red), will be initially sold exclusively in American Apparel shops worldwide and online, and are priced at $6 per bottle.

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  • However, maybe because my encounter in the subway station with the Hassid has sparked some deeper reflection about how one appears to others, or how one thinks one appears to others, I find myself extemporaneously philosophizing that even though we all know David in various ways, and although many of us are completely unaware of lots of aspects of David's life, we all know the same David.

    Angela Himsel: Excuse Me, Are You...?

  • America, says Mrs. Hassid, who is now 80 years old and lives with her oldest son and his family, has been good for gundi.

    One Big Table

  • Because your disconfort signals to your business partners and your rabbi that you are a dedicated and faithful Hassid, creditworthy and not likely to cheat on them.

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  • I got closer and another Hassid walked me up the stairs of the crumbling stone building and said, This Jew wants to find the Lubavecher Chevre Kadisha.

    Postcards from Heaven

  • The old Hassid was looking for a name on a stone, any name, any stone, so that he could get his bearings.

    Postcards from Heaven

  • So, said one Hassid, you should go to the Chevre Kadisha, the burial society of the Lubavechers.

    Postcards from Heaven

  • Then he left me with an elderly Hassid who looked me up and down and said, Nu?

    Postcards from Heaven

  • He did his hipster crack-up laugh, bending from the waist like some Hassid at serious prayer.

    Underworld

  • "I was relieved at eleven-forty-five," Hassid said.

    Money, Money, Money

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