Balebos definitions

(Judaism) Master of the house, head of the household, host.
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(Judaism, by extension) Boss, person in charge (of anything)
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(Judaism) Layman, congregant, non-clergy.
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Origin of balebos

From Yiddish בעל־הבית (balebos), from Hebrew בַּעַל הַבַּיִת (bá'al habáyit, “master of the house”).