dybbuk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Yiddish דיבוק (dibek), from Hebrew דבק (dovek, cling).

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Noun[edit]

dybbuk (plural dybbuks)

  1. A malicious possessing spirit, believed to be the dislocated soul of a dead person.

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References[edit]

  • The Oxford English Dictionary