Definition of zizith in English:

zizith

Syllabification: zi·zith
Pronunciation: /tsēˈtsēt/

noun

Judaism
The 613 fringes of thread, symbolizing the 613 commandments in the Hebrew Scriptures, formerly worn at the corners of the shawl-like garment known as a tallith.
More example sentences
  • Seeing the zizith, the mezuzah and the succah are iconic representations, or visual stimuli.
  • What was the need, then, for a specific text to prove the permissibility of mingling wool and flax in zizith?
  • They pressure him to confess that he hides arms under his shirt, in the zizith.

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