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  • n. A type of traditional headgear worn in families of many Hasidic rabbis, by unmarried children on Shabbat and by rabbis on special occasions. It is a made from brown fur (as opposed to a spodik, worn by Polish Hasidic dynasties, which is fashioned out of black fur).

Etymologies

The word originated from a Turkish word for this kind of hat, kalpak. (Wiktionary)

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