Definitions

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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.

Etymologies

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From Hebrew חופה \ חֻפָּה (khupá)

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  • See also chupah.

    January 21, 2008