noun, plural ha·dith, ha·diths.
Origin of hadith
Examples from the Web for hadith
“When the dog licks the utensil, wash it seven times, and rub it with earth the eighth time,” advised one hadith.
Hadith, the Mohammedan Talmud, being a traditional account of Mahomet's sayings and doings.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
Hadith, had′ith, n. the body of traditions about Mohammed, supplementary to the Koran.
He brought proofs from the Koran, the Hadith, and modern history to prove his case and persuade his hearers.Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt|Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Word Origin for Hadith
"collected Islamic tradition," 1817, from Arabic, literally "tradition," related to hadith "new, young," hadatha "it happened, occurred," and Hebrew hadash "new."