Definition of payess in English:

payess

Line breaks: pay¦ess
Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪɛs
 
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noun

chiefly North American
  • Uncut sideburns worn by male Orthodox Jews: my cousins wear black coats and long payess

Origin

Yiddish peyes, from Hebrew pē'ōṯ 'corners' (see Lev. 19:27).

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