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n. Hebrew and religious classes (often on Sundays) for elementary school children.
When I was a kid we went to cheder on Sunday morning and two afternoons a week
Their school's so run down, it's almost like a cheder! (Glinert)
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Yiddish חדר kheyder, from Hebrew חדר cheder room. The Yiddish word refers to a type of elementary school education in Eastern Europe.
kheyder, kheder, cheyder, khayder, chayder
Another expansion of the cheder today is the Jewish day school (Rosten).
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