Definition of Chuppa

1. chuppah [n -S] - See also: chuppah



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chuppa

chunners
chunni
chunnis
chunter
chuntered
chuntering
chunters
chupacabra
chupacabras
chupati
chupatis
chupatti
chupattis
chupatty
chupe
chuppa (current term)
chuppah
chuppahs
chuppas
chuppot
chupse
chur
churada
churadas
church
church-ale
church-ales
church-goer
church-goers
church-going

Literary usage of Chuppa

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scenes in a Soldier's Life: Being a Connected Narrative of the Principal by John Henry Wilton (1848)
"Ghuznee; chuppa Jung; Description of the Fortress; Interesting letters; The vicinity of Ghuznee; Orchards; Fruit; Preparations for destroying the Citadel; ..."

2. The Jewish Law of Marriage and Divorce in Ancient and Modern Times, and Its by Moses Mielziner (1884)
"The nuptials are termed chuppa or Nissu-in. The latter term means, literally, ... chuppa originally denoted the bridal chamber, or the nuptial apartment, ..."

3. Jerusalem; a Treatise on Ecclesiastical Authority and Judaism by Moses Mendelssohn (1838)
"The chuppa or Canopy, under which the Rabbi, or Chazan, reads to the bridal pair a pro forma deed of settlement, in the ancient Chaldee tongue, ..."

4. Jewish Laws and Customs: Some of the Laws and Usages of the Children of the by Alfred Kingsley Glover (1900)
"On the marriage day the central platform of the synagogue is covered with a canopy or chuppa. made of more or less costly material according to the wealth ..."

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