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  • n. Any of the Five Scrolls of the Hebrew Scriptures (Song of Solomon, Ruth, Lamentations, Ecclesiastes and Esther) to be read on certain days, especially Esther read at the festival of Purim.
  • n. Any long, boring story.

Etymologies

Hebrew מגילה (megilá, "scroll") (Wiktionary)
Yiddish מגילע (mgile, "megillah"), from Hebrew מגילה (megilá, "scroll") (Wiktionary)

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