schecht, shecht, shekht
- to slaughter meat according to the rituals of kashrut
- "I still can't believe he shechts his own chickens." Thanksgiving Invitation: "Come schecht the vegan tofu turkey! Thursday, 5:00 p.m. on!"
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
שעכטן shekhtn 'to slaughter' (verbal stem is שעכט shekht); from Heb root ש-ח-ט 'slaughter'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
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