Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woolen cord worn by Parsees of both sexes, consisting of seventy-two threads, that being the number of the chapters of the Izashne, with two branches having twelve knots for the months of the year.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • After their initiation, photos of the new converts went viral on the Web: They were shown dressed in the sacred kusti

    The Other Mumbai

  • The Queen of Sheeba suddenly showed a bias for significantly Zoroastrian items, with an Asho Farohar pendant, a kusti (holy thread worn around the waist) and a gent†™ s sadra (muslin shirt of religious significance) on her requests list.

    The Times of India

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