Definition of maggid in English:
noun (plural maggidim ˈmɑːɡɪdɪm)
An itinerant Jewish preacher.
- The chassidic master, the Maggid of Kozhnitz, gave this Mishnah a novel interpretation.
- Rabbi Twerski says that a Talmid asked the Maggid of Mezeritch how one can fulfill the edict of this Gemara.
- Incidentally, the great psychologist Carl G. Jung, nearing his death, said that all of his advances in psychology were pre-empted by Rabbi Dov Ber, which gives you an idea of the Maggid's intellectual prowess.
Late 19th century: from Hebrew maggīḏ 'narrator'.
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