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Etymology: From (Yidd.) Ö (oy gvald). This comes from Gewalt (power, force violence) and gwaÅt ("violence", the Polish word has since gravitated into "rape"). On the other hand, in the usage of polish Jewry, the word was used for harm of any kind (including even being given an unfavourable price when haggling).


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