an ancient city in W Iran: large collection of ivory, gold, and bronze artifacts, dating from c675 to c600 b.c., found here in 1946.
ziza splendour; abundance. (1.) A Simeonite prince (1 Chr. 4:37-43). (2.) A son of Rehoboam (2 Chr. 11:20). Historical Examples When he concluded, ziza heaved a very deep sigh and closed her eyes. Fighting the Flames R.M. Ballantyne ziza smiled faintly, as she extended her hand to Willie, who took it and pressed it gently. […]
ziz projecting; a flower, a cleft or pass, probably that near En-gedi, which leads up from the Dead Sea (2 Chr. 20:16) in the direction of Tekoa; now Tell Hasasah. Historical Examples The ziz however, was evidently determined not to be balked of its prey. Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends Gertrude Landa Go slow, ziz, […]
zizah a Gershonite Levite (1 Chr. 23:11).
the fringes or tassels formerly worn at the corners of the outer garment and now worn at the four corners of the tallith and the arba kanfoth. Contemporary Examples “He [me, HBS] looks like us with his Kippah and zizith,” he told his younger brother who was standing there, quite bewildered. Zionism’s Been Stolen Hillel […]