noun, plural shochetim
[shohkh-teem] /ʃoʊxˈtim/ (Show IPA). English, shochets. Hebrew.
noun, plural shohetim
[shohkh-teem] /ʃoʊxˈtim/ (Show IPA). English, shohets. Hebrew.
a person certified by a rabbi or Jewish court of law to slaughter animals for food in the manner prescribed by Jewish law.
noun (pl) shochets, shochetim
(in Judaism) a person who has been specially trained and licensed to slaughter animals and birds in accordance with the laws of shechita
(2 Chr. 28:18) = Shochoh (1 Sam. 17:1) = Shoco (2 Chr. 11:7). See SOCOH.
noun 1. a sudden and violent blow or impact; collision. 2. a sudden or violent disturbance or commotion: the shock of battle. 3. a sudden or violent disturbance of the mind, emotions, or sensibilities: The burglary was a shock to her sense of security. The book provided a shock, nothing more. 4. the cause of […]
noun, Machinery. 1. a device for damping sudden and rapid motion, as the recoil of a spring-mounted object from shock. shock absorber noun 1. any device designed to absorb mechanical shock, esp one fitted to a motor vehicle to damp the recoil of the suspension springs
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