Haggadoth
Haggada Hag*ga"da (h[a^]g*g[aum]"d[.a]), n.; pl. {Haggadoth} (-d[=o]th). [Rabbinic hagg[=a]dh[=a], fr. Heb. higg[=i]dh to relate.] A story, anecdote, or legend in the Talmud, to explain or illustrate the text of the Old Testament. [Written also {hagada}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Haggadoth — n. liturgical book read during the Seder meal on the Jewish holiday of Passovern. liturgical book read during the Seder meal on the Jewish holiday of Passover …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hagada — Haggada Hag*ga da (h[a^]g*g[aum] d[.a]), n.; pl. {Haggadoth} ( d[=o]th). [Rabbinic hagg[=a]dh[=a], fr. Heb. higg[=i]dh to relate.] A story, anecdote, or legend in the Talmud, to explain or illustrate the text of the Old Testament. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haggada — Hag*ga da (h[a^]g*g[aum] d[.a]), n.; pl. {Haggadoth} ( d[=o]th). [Rabbinic hagg[=a]dh[=a], fr. Heb. higg[=i]dh to relate.] A story, anecdote, or legend in the Talmud, to explain or illustrate the text of the Old Testament. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haggadah — noun (plural Haggadoth) Etymology: Hebrew haggādhāh Date: 1856 1. Aggadah 2. the book of readings for the seder service • haggadic adjective, often capitalized …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Haggādah — (hebr., Plur. Haggadoth), 1) Verkündigung, Aussage, Sage, Art der rabbinischen Lehren u. Erzählungen, welche sich nicht auf das Gesetzliche (Halacha) beziehen, keiner Überlieferung (s. Kabbala) bedürfen u. nach Maimonides auch für den Orthodoxen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Haggada — /heuh gah deuh/; Seph. Heb. /hah gah dah /; Ashk. Heb. /hah gaw deuh/, n., pl. Heb. Haggadoth, Haggadot, Haggados Seph. / dawt /; Ashk. / dohs/, Eng. Haggadas. Haggadah (def. 1). * * * ▪ biblical Exodus also spelled  Haggadah,         in Judaism …   Universalium

  • Haggadah — haggadic /heuh gad ik, gah dik/, haggadical, adj. /heuh gah deuh/; Seph. Heb. /hah gah dah /; Ashk. Heb. /hah gaw deuh/, n., pl. Seph. Heb. Haggadoth, Haggadot / dawt /, Ashk. Heb. Haggados / dohs/, Eng. Haggadas. 1. a book containing the liturgy …   Universalium

  • Haggadah — [hə gα:də, haga dα:] noun (plural Haggadoth or Haggadot dəʊt) Judaism 1》 the text recited at the Seder on the first two nights of the Passover. 2》 a legend or anecdote used to illustrate a point of the Law in the Talmud.     ↘this (non legal)… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Haggadah — /həˈgadə/ (say huh gahduh) noun (plural Haggadoth /həˈgadoʊθ/ (say huh gahdohth)) 1. that part of Jewish traditional literature not concerned with the Law. 2. the free exposition or homiletic illustration of the Scripture. 3. the ritual used on… …   Australian English dictionary

  • haggadist — /həˈgadəst/ (say huh gahduhst) noun 1. a writer of Haggadoth. 2. a student of the Haggadah. –haggadistic /hægəˈdɪstɪk/ (say haguh distik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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