from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The voluntary sacrifices offered by the Jews with the paschal lamb at the passover.
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Exodus 23:14 = and bring the chagigah offerings on each pilgrimage festival
The roasted shank represents the Paschal lamb, and the roasted egg the chagigah, or free will offerings, made daily in the Temple.
Beitzah; A roasted egg, symbolizing the korban chagigah (festival sacrifice) that was offered in the Temple in Jerusalem and was then eaten as part of the meal on Seder night.
163 This refers to the second chagigah — the feast-offering of individuals on the 15th of Nisan.
The word pasch does not exclusively apply to the paschal lamb on the eve of the feast, but is used in the Scriptures and in the Talmud in a wider sense for the entire festivity, including the chagigah; any legal defilement could have been removed by the evening ablutions; trials, and even executions and many servile works, though forbidden on the Sabbath, were not forbidden on feasts (Num., xxviii,