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chal·lahalso cha·lah or hal·lah (KHä′lə, hä′-)
A loaf of yeast-leavened egg bread, usually braided, traditionally eaten by Jews on the Sabbath, holidays, and other ceremonial occasions.
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challah(ˈhɑːlə; Hebrew xaˈla) or
n, pl -lahs or -loth (Hebrew -ˈlɔt)
1. (Judaism) bread, usually in the form of a plaited loaf, traditionally eaten by Jews to celebrate the Sabbath
2. (Cookery) bread, usually in the form of a plaited loaf, traditionally eaten by Jews to celebrate the Sabbath
[from Hebrew hallāh]
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chal•lah(ˈxɑ lə, ˈhɑ)
a rich, leavened, often braided white bread made with eggs, eaten esp. on the Jewish Sabbath.
[< Hebrew ḥallāh]
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|Noun||1.||challah - (Judaism) a loaf of white bread containing eggs and leavened with yeast; often formed into braided loaves and glazed with eggs before baking|
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
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