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Meaning of dreidel

drei•del

Pronunciation: (drād'l), [key]
— pl. -dels, -del.
  1. a four-sided top bearing the Hebrew letters nun, gimel, he, and shin, one on each side, used chiefly in a children's game traditionally played on the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.
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