n. Parable, example.
"Let me give you a moshl..."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb משל mashal, Yiddish moshl
- 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).
Who Uses This
mashal, mushel, moshel, Muhschel
Was also reported to be used similarly to the ironic "yeah, right," "A muhschel!"
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