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 […]
Jan [yahn] /yɑn/ (Show IPA), c1370–1424, Bohemian Hussite military leader. Historical Examples zizka had established in his camp that purity of morals which the Maid was endeavouring to introduce among the Armagnacs. The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) Anatole France The Zizkov was held by zizka and his Taborites, […]
noun a short sleep; nap verb (intransitive) to take a short sleep, snooze Historical Examples Then the doors would be slammed shut, all the clerks flew to arms, up ran the consular flag, and zizz! Library of the World’s Best Literature, Ancient and Modern Volume 11 Various noun phrase A dermatologist (1960s+ Medical)
zizzy Related Terms tits-and-zits noun : She stretched out for a short zizz verb To sleep;snooze; nap; cop zs (1920s+ British armed forces) [echoic of the sibilance or buzzing of one who sleeps, hence semantically akin to the notion of sawing wood]