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Alternative Spellings

reckle, reckl, rekl


  • long black coat worn by Yeshivish men

Example Sentences

  • "Yerushalmi Litvaks did not modernize their attire at all and to the average American gentile, there isn't much difference between a Hasid and a very yeshivish Litvak with a black hat, yeshivish style payos and a lange reckel or even a short black suit." (

Languages of Origin



רעקל rekl 'coat (jacket)'

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


North America



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