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tsitsith

noun
  1. (functioning as singular or plural) Judaism the tassels or fringes of thread attached to the four corners of the tallith

Word Origin

from Hebrew sīsīth
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Examples from the Web for tsitsith

Historical Examples

  • All right, I will; and I will first try to find the one about the tsitsith.

    Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago

    Hannah Trager

  • Besides, he now made up his mind always to wear his tsitsith.


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