kittel definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • See kittle, v. t.
  • others:
    • An obsolete type of kittle.
  • noun:
    • A Yiddish title for an ample linen or cotton fiber robe which orthodox Jews wear on three solemn occasions, particularly, at nuptial ceremonies (by the bridegroom); at seder service, from the first couple of evenings of Passover (by the master of ceremonies); as well as on the Day of Atonement. Pious Jews will also be buried dressed up in a kittel.

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