Examples of phylactery in a Sentence
he wore a small phylactery on a cord around his neck
Recent Examples of phylactery from the Web
Beit El’s other concerns are small-scale by comparison: a factory for tefillin, or phylacteries; a bakeshop called Herby’s; and some workshops for aluminum and carpentry.
Popular images of Jewish men worshiping at the wall in prayer shawls and phylacteries show only a small stretch of the ancient retaining wall for the Temple Mount.
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Origin and Etymology of phylactery
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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