Date: 1900-2000
Language: Yiddish
Origin: dreidl, from dreien 'to turn'

dreidel

noun
     
dreiā€§del [countable]
a top (=a toy that you spin) with a Hebrew letter on each of its four sides and a point at the bottom, used in a game played during Hanukkah

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