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Kid·dush

 (kĭd′əsh, kē-do͞osh′)
n. Judaism
The traditional blessing and prayer recited over wine on the eve of the Sabbath or a festival.

[Mishnaic Hebrew qiddûš, sanctification, from Hebrew qiddēš, to sanctify, derived stem of qādaš, to be holy; see qdš in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]

Kiddush

(ˈkɪdəʃ; Hebrew kɪˈdʊʃ)
n
1. (Judaism) a special blessing said before a meal on sabbaths and festivals, usually including the blessing for wine or bread
2. (Judaism) a reception usually for the congregants after a service at which drinks and snacks are served and this grace is said
[from Hebrew qiddūsh sanctification]

Kid•dush

(ˈkɪd əʃ, kɪˈduʃ)

n. Judaism.
a blessing recited over a cup of wine or over bread on the Sabbath or on a festival.
[< Hebrew qiddūsh literally, sanctification]
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