Origin of phylactery
OTHER WORDS FROM phylacteryphyl·ac·ter·ic [fil-ak-ter-ik], /ˌfɪl ækˈtɛr ɪk/, phyl·ac·ter·i·cal, adjectivephy·lac·ter·ied, adjective
How to use phylactery in a sentence
The Jews had regard for their phylacteries, and the Greeks and Romans had their amulets.Chats on Household Curios|Fred W. Burgess
The Council of Laodicea forbade ecclesiastics to wear amulets and phylacteries, on pain of degradation.The Mysteries of All Nations|James Grant
The father was put in prison, where he committed suicide by hanging himself with his phylacteries.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ|Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
Women, slaves, and minors are not commanded to read the Shemang, or to wear phylacteries.
I drink, I smoke on the Sabbath, I do not lay the phylacteries.Against the Current|Edward A. Steiner