Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as bcet.
“Even within our current legal system, American Jews regularly resolve civil matters through rabbinical courts known as beit din.”
“An Arab tent is called beit, "house;" its covering consists of stuff, about three quarters of a yard broad, made of black goat's-hair, (Song of Solomon 1: 5) laid parallel with the tent's length.”
“During seder, aka beit midrash, aka text prep, it’s understood that we can use English b/c it’s important to walk into class being as crystal as possible on the texts at hand.”
“Here on the farm I'll chase off anything that comes close to the house and barns beit a deer, moose, bear, fox, coyotes, rabbits, etc.”
“It's a sacredness that reminds us why the word synagogue in Greek and beit knesset in Hebrew were chosen by Jews many centuries ago.”
“Approaching an unknown person on the street of Damascus, someone may ask me "min beit meen?" meaning "whose house are you from?" or "who is your family or tribe?”
“Whereas the Democratic leadership has willfully abused its power to chart a legislative course for the Senate health care bill that is deliberately calculated to obfuscate what the House will vote on, in an illegitimate effort to confuse the public and thereby fraudulently insulate certain Representatives from accountability for their conduct of their offices: Now, therefore, beit”
“If this meant treating workers like slaves — depriving them of the freedom to choose their occupation or location, forbidding them to quit, splitting up families without their consent, and imposing draconian punishments on dissenters — so beit.”
“Fr. Philip Neri Powell, OP, PhD: If this means jail time, so beit.”
“I guess what I am getting at is save the preaching for church if somebody wants to take a fish home than so beit, I mean what the hell is next catch and release hunting.”
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