Definition of Phylacteries

1. Noun. (plural of phylactery) ¹



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Definition of Phylacteries

1. phylactery [n] - See also: phylactery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylacteries

phycomycetous
phycomycosis
phycophaeine
phycophyte
phycophytes
phycoplast
phycoplasts
phycotoxin
phycourobilin
phycourobilins
phygogalactic
phyla
phylacagogic
phylacter
phylactered
phylacteries (current term)
phylacters
phylactery
phylactocarp
phylactocarps
phylactolaemata
phylactolaematous
phylactolemata
phylae
phylanthropy
phylar
phylarch
phylarchs
phylarchy
phylax

Literary usage of Phylacteries

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1. New Testament Illustrations: Comprising Choice Selections, Anecdotes by William Basil Jones (1875)
"JEWISH phylacteries. But all their works they do for to be seen of men : they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The practice of wearing the phylacteries at stated moments is still regarded as a sacred religious duty by the orthodox Jews ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The practice of wearing the phylacteries at stated moments is still regarded as a sacred religious duty by the orthodox Jews. JAMES F. DRISCOLL. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The practice of wearing the phylacteries at stated moments is still regarded as a sacred religious duty by the orthodox Jews. JAMES F. DRISCOLL. ..."

5. Jewish Services in Synagogue and Home by Lewis Naphtali Dembitz (1898)
"CHAPTER III FRINGES AND phylacteries THE fringed shawl and the phylacteries are a sort of uniform which the good Israelite dons in the service of God. ..."

6. A Dictionary of the Bible: Dealing with Its Language, Literature, and by Samuel Rolles Driver, James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie (1900)
"The practice was, of course, regarded as having scriptural authority, but even the details of the construction of the phylacteries were ascribed to a ..."

7. Primitive Psycho-therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence (1910)
"There were phylacteries for the head, reaching from one ear to the other, and tied behind with a thong ; and phylacteries for the hand, fastened upon the ..."

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