Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Unlawful; unclean: opposed to kosher as used by Hebrews.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Ceremonially unclean, according to the Jewish law; -- opposed to kosher.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not conforming to dietary laws

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Sam kept a kosher house, and nonkosher cake is tref from the Yiddish word for unclean, so Reed couldnt bring it in, couldnt even let it touch the silverware.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • Sam kept a kosher house, and nonkosher cake is tref from the Yiddish word for unclean, so Reed couldnt bring it in, couldnt even let it touch the silverware.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • And within the hour they were riding alongside the high stockade of Owain's royal seat and tref of Aber, and the porters and guards at the gates had seen the shimmer of their colours nearing, and cried their coming within.

    His Disposition

  • No, it would not be news of crucial importance, like the invasion from Ireland, tref would not spread it to tref and maenol to maenol as Owain's couriers had spread word of the muster to Carnarvon.

    His Disposition

  • Within the walls he might move at will, perhaps his freedom extended even to the tref that lay outside the gate.

    His Disposition

  • Fe fydd yn rhaid pwyso ar y llywodraeth i wneud yn siwr bod Carchar Caernarfon yn sefydliad cyhoeddus sydd yn mabwysiadu polisi iaith blaengar, er mwyn gwarchod hunaniaeth tref Caernarfon.

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  • Fe fydd yn rhaid pwyso ar y llywodraeth i wneud yn siwr bod Carchar Caernarfon yn sefydliad cyhoeddus sydd yn mabwysiadu polisi iaith blaengar, er mwyn gwarchod hunaniaeth tref Caernarfon.

    Carchar i Gaernarfon

  • Nou behoort ons weer as gemeenskap, privaat-sektor en regering hande te vat in die stryd teen armoede, werkloosheid en misdaad wat soos plae ons land tref.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dit tref nie slegs die rykes of slegs die armes nie.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Dit tref nie slegs die rykes of slegs die armes nie.

    TOESPRAAK DEUR PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA BY DIE 60E SINODE-SITTING VAN DIE VOLKSKERK VAN AFRIKA

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  • Listed ONCE! That's not kosher on Wordnik.

    November 20, 2010

  • Good thing I'm not Word-Jewish then, or clicking on this page would have been problematical!

    November 21, 2010