: worn (as by lovers) to signify remembrance
a mizpah ring
mizpah half coins

Word History


Mizpah, place in ancient Palestine where Jacob and Laban erected a heap of stones as a sign of covenant between them (Genesis 31:44–49), from Hebrew Miṣpah

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“Mizpah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mizpah. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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