Definition of sheitel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃeɪtl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃeɪtl//
Religious items
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a wig worn by some Jewish married women See related entries: Religious items Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Yiddish sheytl, from a Germanic base meaning ‘crown of the head’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sheitel