sukkah

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From Hebrew סֻכָּה (suká, sukkah)

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sukkah (plural sukkahs or sukkot or sukkos)

  1. (Judaism) A temporary dwelling or booth used by practising Jews during Tabernacles (Sukkot).
    • 2007, Michael Chabon, Gentlemen of the Road, Sceptre 2008, page 132,
      But on his return to Atil from the summer hordes, the usurper Buljan ordered that his sukkah be erected on the donjon's roof [...].
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