n. Matzah that is mixed with liquid during cooking; avoided by scrupulously observant because of the possibility that unbaked flour in the matzah could be exposed to the liquid and thereby become chametz, forbidden during Passover.
n. People who hold by the stringency against eating wetted matzah.
Languages of Origin
געבראָכטס 'broken,' for the pieces into which matzah is broken for use in cooking with liquid.
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