Definition of payess in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪɛs/

plural noun

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


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

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