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zi·zith (tsē-tsēt′, tsĭt′sĭs)
zizith (ˈtsɪtsɪs; tsiːˈtsiːt)
(Judaism) (functioning as singular or plural
a variant spelling of tsitsith
tzi•tzith (ˈtsɪt sɪs, tsiˈtsit)
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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ZIZIa and ZIZIth
are in Webster's Unabridged as well as the lovely word peZIZIform--botanically 'cupshaped'.
In the instance of this tractate, the translator/editor of the Soncino edition of Menahot suggests that pages 28a-45b "might well be regarded as a separate tractate discussing the seven-branched candlestick of the Temple, the mezuzah [doorpost], the tefillin [phylacteries], and th e zizith
But the Russian market of prayer shawls and zizith
(fringes which observing Jews wear around their waists [Deut.
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