zizith

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zi·zith

 (tsē-tsēt′, tsĭt′sĭs)
pl.n. Judaism
Variant of tzitzit.

zizith

(ˈtsɪtsɪs; tsiːˈtsiːt)
n
(Judaism) (functioning as singular or plural) Judaism a variant spelling of tsitsith

zi•zith

tzi•tzith

(ˈtsɪt sɪs, tsiˈtsit)

n.pl. Judaism.
the fringes or tassels formerly worn on the outer garment and now worn at the four corners of the tallith.
[1670–80; < Hebrew ṣīṣīth]
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Cohen sincerely incorporates the symbols of empire into his double identity; he "carved the ferocious lions guarding and upholding the Decalogue in front of the Ark of the Covenant in the Chevra Thillim, the martial Cohen who always bore on his person a Union Jack fringed with tzitzith and who threatened at the slightest provocation to fight the South African War over again.