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tefillin

noun plural but sometimes singular in construction te·fil·lin \tē-ˈfi-lən also -ləm\

Definition of TEFILLIN

:  the phylacteries worn by Jews

Origin of TEFILLIN

Late Hebrew tĕphīlīn, from Aramaic, attachments
First Known Use: 1613

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