Definition of Heder

1. Noun. An elementary school in which students are taught to read Hebrew texts. ¹



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Definition of Heder

1. a Jewish school [n HEDERS or HADARIM]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heder

hectostere
hectosteres
hectowatt
hectowatt-hour
hectowatts
hed
heddle
heddled
heddles
heddling
hede
hedenbergite
hedenbergites
hedeoma
hedeoma oil
heder (current term)
hedera
hederaceous
hederagenin
hederal
hederas
hederic
hederic acid
hederiform
hederiform ending
heders
hedge
hedge bindweed
hedge fund
hedge funds

Literary usage of Heder

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1. Shakespeare's Pronunciation [II]: A Shakespeare Reader in the Old Spelling by Wilhelm Viƫtor (1906)
"... aend turn hiz meri no:t untu de swi:t birdz 6ro:t, kum heder, kum heder, kum heder: 5 he:r jael hi si: no enemi: but winter aend ruf weder. hwu: du6 ..."

2. Past and Present: A Collection of Jewish Essays by Israel Friedlaender (1919)
"The heder, which is a very ancient Jewish institution, was, ... The heder may be subdivided into two kinds: First, the elementary heder in which the ..."

3. The Promised Land by Mary Antin (1912)
"My father distinctly remembers that she wept on the way to the heder; partly, ... Five years old when he entered heder, at eleven he was already a ..."

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