- Shul is a Yiddish word for synagogue.
An example of shul is where Jewish people go to worship.
Origin: Yiddish, literally , school from Middle High German schuol, school from Classical Latin schola, school
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Origin: Yiddish, from Middle High German schuol, school, from Old High German scuola, from Latin scola; see School 1.