JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Need translation of Yiddish word from Yizkor Book #general


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"Gimzene' means suede-leather.

Hope this helps.
Ite Toybe Doktorski

Howard Orenstein <horenstein@mcdaniel.edu> wrote on Fri, 11 Nov 2011:

In the Yizkor Book, "Sefer Serock," appears the following sentence about
the Rebbe:
"He was always well dressed in a satin long coat, gimzene boots ...."
We're stumped by the word "gimzene" --- gimel-yud-mem-zayin-ayin-nun-ayin.

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