Meaning of shadkhan*

shad•khan

Pronunciation: (Yiddish,Ashk.,Eng. shät'khunSeph.shät&sylpkhän'), [key]
— pl. shad•kha•nim shad•khans.
  1. a person who arranges Jewish marriages; matchmaker.
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