Definitions

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  • noun The cloth skullcap or yarmulke traditionally worn by male Jews.

Etymologies

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

[Mishnaic Hebrew kippâ, arch, vault, yarmulke, from Hebrew kāpap, to bend, bow; see gbb in Semitic roots.]

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Hebrew כִּפָּה.

Examples

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  • See yarmulke.

    April 17, 2008