Definitions

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  • n. Sweat.
  • n. A traditional Jewish steambath of Eastern European origin.
  • v. To sweat.

Etymologies

From Yiddish שוויצן (shvitsn), from Old High German sweizzen (Modern German Schweiß, schwitzen), from Proto-Germanic *swait- (English sweat), from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- (“to sweat”). (Wiktionary)

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  • Yiddish, to sweat.

    April 6, 2009