reckle, reckl, rekl
- long black coat worn by Yeshivish men
- "Yerushalmi Litvaks did not modernize their attire at all and to the average American gentile, there isn't much difference between a Hasid and a very yeshivish Litvak with a black hat, yeshivish style payos and a lange reckel or even a short black suit." (http://failedmessiah.typepad.com/failed_messiahcom/2007/12/spinka-rebbe-bu.html)
Languages of Origin
רעקל rekl 'coat (jacket)'
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
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