shalosh seudos, shaloshudos, shaleshudes, shalosh seudot, shaleshides
- the traditional third meal of the sabbath, eaten saturday afternoon or evening beginning before the sabbath has ended. [lit. "three meals"]
- "We're going to Rachel's for shaloshudes."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Yiddish שלש־סעודות shaleshúdes
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
also known as "Seudah Shlishit" (סעודה שלישית); does not need to be a large meal. Tradition comes from a passage in the Talmud, although specific practices surrounding this tradition vary.
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