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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Yiddish שבת גוי (shabes goy, literally Sabbath gentile).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɑbəs ˈɡɔɪ/

NounEdit

shabbos goy (plural shabbos goys)

  1. A Gentile servant who performs certain acts which are forbidden to observant Jews on (the) Sabbath/Shabbat.

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