Definition of Chazans
1. chazan [n] - See also: chazan
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chazans
chazans (current term)
che sara sara
che sera sera
Literary usage of Chazans
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys by Charles Francis Horne (1917)
"... the Mayors (chazans; city-governors), the Scribes, the sergeants, the overseers of this work, wore garments of goats' hair. ..."
2. Analytical Investigations Concerning the Credibility of the Scriptures and by J. H. McCulloh (1852)
"... officers who were to be found in every christian congregation, and whom we suppose exercised functions that comprehended the duties both of the chazans ..."
3. In the Pale: Stories and Legends of the Russian Jews by Henry Iliowizi (1897)
"The result of the chazans sojourn in Reuben's home was providentially to interpose the strongest of barriers a maiden may rely upon for safety. ..."