- See amulet.
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Mezuzah — The parchment of the mezuzah Halakhic texts relating to this article: Torah: Deuteronomy 6:9 and … Wikipedia
MEZUZAH — (Heb. מְזוּזָה), parchment scroll affixed to the doorpost of rooms in the Jewish home. The original meaning of the word mezuzah is doorpost (cf. Ex. 12:7). Its etymology is obscure; it has been suggested that it is derived from the Assyrian… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
mezuzah — 1640s, from Hebrew, lit. doorpost … Etymology dictionary
mezuzah — /meuh zooz euh/; Seph. Heb. /meuh zooh zah /; Ashk. Heb. /meuh zoo zeuh/, n., pl. mezuzoth, mezuzot, mezuzos Seph. Heb. / zooh zawt /; Ashk. Heb. / zoo zohs/; Eng. mezuzahs. Judaism. a parchment scroll inscribed on one side with the Biblical… … Universalium
Mezuzah — Mezuza Me*zu za, Mezuzah Me*zu zah, Mezuzoth Mez u*zoth, n. [Heb. m[e^]z[=u]z[=o]th, pl. of m[e^]z[=u]z[=a]h doorpost.] A piece of parchment bearing the Decalogue and attached to the doorpost; in use among orthodox Hebrews. The term is also used… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
mezuzah — or mezuza noun (plural zahs or zas or mezuzot) Etymology: Hebrew mĕzūzāh doorpost Date: 1650 a small parchment scroll inscribed with Deuteronomy 6:4 9 and 11:13 21 and the name Shaddai and placed in a case fixed to the doorpost by some Jewish… … New Collegiate Dictionary
mezuzah — noun /məˈzuːzə/ A piece of parchment inscribed with Pentateuchal texts and attached in a case to the doorpost of a house, in accordance with Jewish law that says that “the Jews must remember the Tenth Plague and the blood on the doorposts.”… … Wiktionary
Mezuzah — Mezouzah Mezouzah d une Synagogue de Vienne. La mezouzah (hébreu : מזוזה, linteau de porte ; plur. mezouzot … Wikipédia en Français
mezuzah — n. small parchment scroll rolled up in a case that is attached to doorframes in the homes of Jewish people … English contemporary dictionary
mezuzah — [mɛ zu:zə] noun (plural mezuzahs or mezuzoth zəʊt) a parchment inscribed with religious texts, attached in a case to the doorpost of a Jewish house as a sign of faith. Origin C17: from Heb. mĕzūzāh doorpost … English new terms dictionary