n. The Biblical Flood.
n. A deluge; a torrent of rain.
"It's really a mabul out there!"
"The Midrash says that Og survived the mabul by hanging on to the side of the Ark."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb מבול mabúl, Yiddish mábl
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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