Druv vs Eruv - What's the difference?

druv | eruv |

As a verb druv

is (dialectal) (drive).

As a noun eruv is

(judaism) a ritual aggregation of properties that allows jews observing traditional shabbat rules to carry burdens across property lines.




  • (dialectal) (drive)
  • * {{quote-book, year=1886, author=Frank Richard Stockton, title=The Late Mrs. Null, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=I done druv him off wunst. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1903, author=Irving Bacheller, title=Darrel of the Blessed Isles, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="'She's druv him crazy,' a man shouted. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1907, author=Elizabeth Wetherell, title=Melbourne House, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="Well, I expect that little creetur hain't druv herself?" }}



    Alternative forms

    * erub * eiruv


  • (Judaism) A ritual aggregation of properties that allows Jews observing traditional Shabbat rules to carry burdens across property lines.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=August 12, author=Jake Mooney, title=A Slender Thread to Knit a Neighborhood, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=“We live in a day and age,” he continued, “where if you don’t have an eruv , you’re taking yourself off of many people’s lists.” }}
  • *2011 , (Caitlin Moran), How to be a Woman :
  • *:‘Fat’ is the word you hear shouted in the playground, or on the street – it's never allowed over the threshold of the house. My mum won't have that filth in her house. At home, together, we are safe. It's like an eruv for the slow and soft.
  • See also

    * (wikipedia "eruv")