9 Days

Alternative Spellings

Nine Days, the Nine Days, the 9 Days

Definitions

  • the nine days leading up to Tisha B'av (the 15th of the month of Av), generally considered a time of mourning in which it is customary to abstain from eating meat, washing clothes, getting haircuts, or shaving

Example Sentences

  • The kosher restaurant has a 9 Days menu, which is all vegetarian and fish.
  • My beard is starting to come in because I'm not shaving during the 9 Days.

Languages of Origin

English

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Dictionaries

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Notes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Nine_Days

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