Definition of Chuppa
1. chuppah [n -S] - See also: chuppah
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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 ..."