Definition of Siddur

1. Noun. (Judaism) A prayer book containing a set order of daily prayers. ¹



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Definition of Siddur

1. a Jewish prayer book [n -DURIM or -DURS]

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Literary usage of Siddur

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The earliest existing codification of the prayer- book is the siddur {order) drawn up by ... Besides the siddur, or order for Sabbaths and general use, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... 45b ; siddur, ii. leaf 10a). He had also before him all tho Jewish literature existing and known at his time, as tho Bible, part of the Apo ..."

3. The Haggadah According to the Rite of Yemen: Together with the Arabic-Hebrew by William Henry Greenburg (1896)
"At the end of the siddur, we find a detailed list of rules, in Arabic and Hebrew, for fixing the calendar, (which is calculated according to the era of ..."

4. A Short Survey of the Literature of Rabbinical and MediƦval Judaism by William Oscar Emil Oesterley, George Herbert Box (1920)
"2 siddur means the " Order" of prayers ... also means " Order" of prayers, but one which contains more detail and explanation than a siddur. ..."

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