Baalshem: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bäl-shem'), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who works miracles by calling upon the name of God, esp. one of the German and Polish Jews of the 16th–19th centuries considered to be saintly and to possess magical powers.
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