- To wash one's hands ritually before a meal.
- I'm hungry. Let's wash!
Languages of Origin
may be from Yiddish װאַשן זיך vashn zikh (די הענט di hent) 'to wash (one's hands, incl. ritually)'
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
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