dreidels

n. spinning top used in games during Hanukkah

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dreidel — /drayd l/, n., pl. dreidels, dreidel. a four sided top bearing the Hebrew letters nun, gimel, he, and shin, one on each side, used chiefly in a children s game traditionally played on the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. [1925 30; < Yiddish dreydl,… …   Universalium

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